Body in white Spartanburg, South Carolina 17.01.2023

Quality and Process Engineering Co-Op (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.

This is a Co-Op position which requires three alternating rotations (e. g. 1st rotation: fall, 2nd rotation: spring, 3rd rotation: summer).

The production and quality co-op combines complex problem solving, bottle-neck process resolution, reporting and ergonomic problem improvement projects.  The co-op will assist QEs and PSPs with problems while evaluating the skills of the co-op for possible permanent placement in one of these roles.

The qualified co-op should expect to contribute & improve in the following functions.

  • Development of incoming Quality KPIs and tracking for Finish areas without them ( Body Adjust and Fit)
  • Creation and improvement of morning schalen reporting with a focus on full automation.
  • Solve 3 complex production problems utilizing PDCA methods and report out on the projects.
  • Solve 1 bottleneck process problem in the Finish area.
  • Solve one ergonomic problem in the Finish area.
  • Automate and improve morning reporting and incoming quality KPI reporting for Metal finish area.


  • BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software.

  • Knowledge of quality tools preferred (PFMEA (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis), data analysis and statistical calculations).

  • 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.
  • Must Attach an unofficial transcript upon applying 
  • Complete and pass a substance abuse test before the work term. 
  • The work term dates for this position are August 14th 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.

Quality and Process Engineering Co-Op (Fall 2023)

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