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MINI Plant Oxford - Logistics Material Planning - 7 Month Placement (January 2022)


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At the BMW Group, we believe in creating an environment where you will learn by doing and where you are given your own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one and encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

Logistics Material Planning Placement

The role will be working within the Material Planning department with the opportunity to obtain full process knowledge on customer order process and parts supply. The department is responsible for the supply of all production-related material into the assembly hall to build a quality vehicle from approximately 350 suppliers worldwide. We are also responsible for the supply of consumable and maintenance items across the plant, steering of inbound transport and delivery assurance.

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What will you be doing?

  • Obtain full process knowledge of vehicle flow, customer order and parts supply.
  • Communicate with suppliers and develop negotiation skills.
  • Develop KPI’s to support the progression of the subjects assigned.
  • Build an understanding of all logistics departments at Plant Oxford.
  • Project work to support self-development.
  • Gain understanding and business experience.
  • Collaborate with established teams to achieve business and personal goals.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, analytical and logical.
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and contribute ideas.
  • Confident and clear thinking under pressure.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £18,500, 26 days' holiday (pro rata to your contract), a pension scheme as well as a gym and subsided on-site restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 37 hours a week, with a half day on Fridays, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits – Throughout your placement, you will be supported by our experts and fellow interns and have the opportunity to take advantage of other employee benefits.

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Job ID Number: 200001YQ
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Opportunity Overview

  • October 31st, 2021
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 7 months
  • Oxford
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy
  • Project Management
  • Robotics

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