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BMW Plant Hams Hall, Birmingham - Logistics Planning - 13 Month Placement (July 2022)

Hams Hall, Birmingham.

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We believe in creating an environment where our placement student really can learn and develop during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. You will become an integral part of the team from day one and be encouraged to bring your own ideas to the table – having the opportunity to really showcase what you can do.

BMW Group Plant Hams Hall is a modern, state-of-the-art engine manufacturing facility, located just outside Birmingham, UK. Producing the latest generation of three and four cylinder petrol engines, and precision machining key engine components, the plant has recently celebrated 20 years of successful production. Operating seven days a week, with more than one engine rolling off the line per minute, the plant plays a key role in BMW Group’s global production network, supplying engines for BMW and MINI, including some of the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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Logistics Planning Placement

We are looking for a student to join our Logistics Planning team for 13 months commencing July 2022. The role will involve supporting the Logistics Planning team in developing new projects, identifying and implementing process improvements and the integration of complex engine systems. Our department shapes the future of Plant Hams Hall and ensures its sustainability for the next 100 years. Communication is one of our key enablers and we collaborate with our strong community across the BMW network. We are always looking for innovative people who have the capability to think differently.

What will you be doing?

  • Process and data analysis.
  • Finding innovative solutions within the network.
  • Planning and implementing engineering projects.
  • Optimising existing processes to make us even more competitive.
  • Evaluating industry 4.0 solutions for Hams Hall.
  • Utilisation of Value Stream Analysis and Design.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering or other Engineering field and on track to achieve a 2:1 or above.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Able to work in a team but also independently.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have advanced Microsoft Office experience, knowledge of PowerBI would be beneficial.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £18,500, 26 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme as well as a subsided on-site restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 39 hours a week, with a half-day on a Friday helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - Throughout your placement you will be supported by our experts and many fellow students and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits, including access to our Advantages scheme which gives you a range of offers and discounts, an on-site gym and a subsidised on-site restaurant.

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Opportunity Overview

  • October 31st, 2021
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 13 Months
  • Hams Hall, Birmingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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