Body in white Spartanburg, South Carolina 16.01.2023

Manufacturing Sustainability and Efficiency Intern (Fall 2023)

Innovation is imagining what’s NEXT when no one else can. Shaping your future starts here, as we believe our Gen>NEXT students are the future leaders of BMW. Our vision is to secure BMW Manufacturing’s excellence by attracting the best of the best. We believe in creating a hands-on environment where you can directly impact the future of mobility. You will be guided and mentored throughout inspiring tasks and projects. As one of our Gen>NEXT students, you will be part of the team from day one and encouraged to add new ideas and value to the business.

The Manufacturing Sustainability and Efficiency Intern will identify and implement “green” initiatives within Body Shop facilities and processes to aid in achieving BMW’s sustainability goals for the future. They will work with Process Specialists and Equipment Services team members to identify, coordinate, and implement process improvements to reduce equipment downtime and improve process cycle-time.

The qualified intern should expect to contribute & improve in the following functions:

  • Learn and understand the daily business of the Body Shop and manufacturing processes.
  • Analyze and evaluate current processes, identifying opportunities for sustainability and efficiency improvements.
  • Present findings and develop a strategy for implementation.
  • Develop a network of colleagues to aid in completion of objectives.
  • Identify and implement sustainability initiatives.
  • Identify and implement equipment performance improvement initiatives.
  • Identify cost-saving initiatives within the manufacturing areas.
  • Pursing a degree in Industrial (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Innovation and problem-solving mindset.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office 365.
  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (not just in major).
  • Have full-time status at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Completed at least 30 credit hours at time of application.
  • Ability to complete 3 alternating work terms for co-op positions. 
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours / week).
  • Transfer students must have a GPA from current university.
  • Complete and pass a substance abuse test before the work term. 
  • THE WORK TERM DATES ARE August 14th, 2023 to December 15th, 2023.

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 employees.

Manufacturing Sustainability and Efficiency Intern (Fall 2023)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
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BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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