Material and Parts Supply Goodwood 11.01.2023

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - Goodwood - Material Control, Logistics - 13 Month Placement (July 2023)


We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where our placement students re­ally can learn and develop dur­ing their time with us and where they are giv­en their own ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to re­ally show what you can do.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce. Each year we offer internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and looking to complete a 13-month placement.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce, ‘take the best that exists and make it better’, permeates in everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a student, you will have hands on experience from day one, gaining practical insights into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer.

Material Control, Logistics - 13 Month Placement

We are looking for a motivated and driven individual who is looking to dive into the field of material control for RRMC- during a 13-month placement. With a global supply chain base of over 800 suppliers, this role provides an excellent opportunity to experience the interactions between suppliers, customers, and internal departments. 

What will you be doing?

  • Gaining an understanding of the supply chain within the BMW Group – how parts are manufactured and delivered from Supplier > Assembly Line.
  • Bringing the department to a higher level of reporting structure – standardisation of reporting throughout the whole department.
  • Understanding the department KPIs such as Parts Availability, Days of Inventory Outstanding, Inventory Budget, Transport Budget.
  • Having an involvement in material control project work with other logistics departments – a set project will be carried out throughout the year to support Material Control.
  • Supporting Material Controllers within the department by monitoring supplier delivery performance, making the monitoring process easier and less manual.
  • Managing the weekly material control report – general understanding of processes that are required within material control.


  • Studying towards a bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, IT or other relevant fields and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above. 
  • Strong relationship building and inter-personal skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills, and ability to show high attention to detail to every task.
  • Ability to adapt working approach depending on specific requirements, prioritise activities, work under pressure, multi-task and solve problems.
  • An excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office and Outlook, knowledge of SAP is advantageous

What are we responsible for?

  • Supporting you in your training and ensuring you settle into your role and feel welcomed.
  • Working sustainably and ethically.
  • Providing you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and develop yourself.
  • Ensuring you are happy with your work-life balance and feel as though your contribution to the business is being valued.
  • Encouraging you to develop your soft skills such as creating working relationships, communicating effectively, delivering presentations and gaining confidence in your own ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £21,000, 27 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 40 hours a week Monday to 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, 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.

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, if you are not a UK passport holder.  

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.

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 28th February 2023.

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


Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - Goodwood - Material Control, Logistics - 13 Month Placement (July 2023)

United Kingdom
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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.
BMW Group
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