Logistic Planning Hams Hall 11.01.2023

BMW Plant Hams Hall, Birmingham - Logistics Planning - 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 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 ideas to the table and allowing you to re­ally show 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.

Logistics Planning Placement

We are looking for a student to join our Logistics Planning team for 13 months commencing July 2023. The role will involve supporting the Logistics Planning team in developing new projects, identifying and implementing process improvements and integrating 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 can 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.
  • The utilisation of Value Stream Analysis and Design.



  • Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering or another Engineering field and on track to achieve a 2:2 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 £21,000, 26 days holiday per annum (pro rata to your contract) and an attractive pension scheme. 
  • 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 – You will 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.

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 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 ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.

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, which 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 14th February 2023

Any further questions? Email us at


BMW Plant Hams Hall, Birmingham - Logistics Planning - 13 Month Placement (July 2023)

Hams Hall
United Kingdom
Legal Entity:
BMW Hams Hall Motoren GmbH
BMW Group
Hams Hall
Job Field:
Logistic Planning
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