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Launch & Change Control Oxford 13.01.2022

MINI Plant Oxford - Launch & Change Control - 13 month placement (July 2022)

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.

You will provide support to the Launch and Change Co-ordination department, which is responsible for the validation, communication, and introduction of all product technical modifications into new vehicle programmes, as well as series cars in Plant Oxford. You will overtake specific projects depending on ongoing needs of the department.

Daily activities will include:

  • Coordination & issue of Build Lists/parts call offs for MINI pre-series vehicle builds and maintaining the departments Key Performance measures;

  • Executing and communicating key reports, identifying opportunities to develop these further with the aid of data analytics and a process improvement mindset;

  • Supporting the processing of new change content from the central BMW technologies (incl. Networking with German colleagues);

  • Supporting the organisation and running of key meetings within the team on a weekly basis;

  • Shadowing and supporting the departmental functions;

  • Supporting activities relating to audit readiness;

  • Leading departmental housekeeping activities (5S process);

  • Maintaining a flexible work methodology to allow additional tasks to be undertaken on demand.

Additional Projects:

  • In addition to this, we will give you varied and challenging projects to fulfil throughout your placement in order to develop your problem solving and organisational skills.




  • Study towards a 2:2 or above degree or equivalent in Business Studies, Industrial Engineering with Business Studies or mechanical Engineering;

  • You must be returning to your studies after completion of the internship;

  • Have fluent Communication skills in English (spoken & written) and ideally German (not essential);

  • Experienced Microsoft Office user (essential) with understanding and experience of data analytics tools (preferred) e.g. Power BI and Celonis;

  • Knowledge in programming Excel (VBA) and SQL would be beneficial;

  • Have an enthusiastic approach, be a good team player and display a willingness to integrate and learn;

  • You must be self-disciplined, reliable, and conscientious


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 37 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.


What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process, could include; online testing, video interview and then a face to face, or telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager.  This may be in the form of an assessment centre.

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date : 17th January 2022

Any further questions? Email us on hr.services.recruitment@bmwgroup.co.uk

MINI Plant Oxford - Launch & Change Control - 13 month placement (July 2022)

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