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IT Innovation and Research Greenville, South Carolina 15.11.2022

Innovation & Research Engineer

New solutions emerge when thinking isn't hard-wired. Networks are about more than IT Networks. They are about connecting people who make things possible. Close teamwork is key to understanding how IT can help integrate ideas into systems. We put this insight into practice, and it's part of our success.

The Innovations and Research Engineer;

  • Aligns and carries out defined IT innovation projects.
  • Engages in world-wide collaboration with leading IT companies, startups and universities on emerging technologies.
  • Performs Innovation Scouting in the Americas region and delivers input for the Innovation Radar containing BMW relevant digital technologies and business innovation.
  • Oversees the collaboration with technology companies and startups.
  • Steers university, research and cooperate partnerships.
  • Manages selected and prioritized technology evaluations and IT Innovation projects as aligned with central innovation management and business partners.
  • Conducts research in the field of IT and business innovation.
  • Develops patents and creates intellectual property for the BMW Group.
  • Develops tools and methodologies for the adoption of innovation technologies.
  • Publishes research papers on results with the objective of establishing the BMW Group as a technology leader for digital innovation.
  • Provide support and training of BMW associates in innovation subjects.
  • Focuses on AI development and aspects of AI in machine learning and quantum computing.
  • Understands and models VPS (Value Added Production System) Principles and concepts of Standard Work and Problem Solving.
  • Adheres to 5S and Safety Standards and Principles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

BMW Manufacturing is a leader in innovations and excellence. Come be a part of the extraordinary advanced manufacturing team where new technologies and ideas are constantly being discovered and implemented.
BMW Manufacturing is proud to be located in Upstate, South Carolina at the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, providing the perfect mix of exciting city life and the great outdoors, or simply a great environment in which to raise a family.
In addition to offering a stimulating work environment and a great place to live, BMW Associates have access to an exceptional range of benefits. Our comprehensive benefits program includes:
- Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision coverage
- Paid time off
- 401(k) plan with company matching contribution
- Retirement Income Account
- Life insurance
- BMW Associates Assistance Program
- Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Company vehicle program

  • MS Degree in Engineering, Science, Computer Science, IT or arelated field. PhD preferred.
  •  5+ years of demonstrated success in IT.
  • 2+ years of experience in a mid-level engineering role.
  • 2+ years of in-depth knowledge of specified discipline (e.g. Cloud, AI, Data Science, Quantum Computing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning).
  • 2+ years of knowledge of statistics, data analysis and forecasting.
  • 2+ years of strong analytical thinking skills.
  • 2+ years of knowledge of Cloud development, Industrie4.0 and integration to AI.
  • 2+ years of knowledge of simulations of complex manufacturing systems and business processes.
  • 2+ years of knowledge of the agile working model and methodologies.
  • 2+ years of strong communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate complex solutions to all levels of technical audience.
  • 2+ years of negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • 2+ years of knowledge of data engineering and tools for data management, cyber security and visualization
  • 2+ years of strong mathematical and statistical skills.

BMW Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of BMW MC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Employment with BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW MC) is at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without notice, at the option of BMW MC or the employee.

Innovation & Research Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Greenville, South Carolina
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IT Innovation and Research
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