Engineering / R&D Spartanburg, South Carolina 16.01.2023

International Intern Manufacturing Systems and Strategic Volume Planning (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 Production Control Department is responsible for steering Plant Spartanburg’s production volume on a long term, short term and daily level, while maintaining an optimized production system.  The department is integrated into all aspects of BMW’s manufacturing strategies.

The Production Control department is divided into three main areas:

  • Supporting strategic planning and reporting to Senior Management.
  • Order Planning: sequences customer orders by adhering to assembly and supplier restrictions.
  • Program Planning: works with different areas of the Plant to develop the daily production targets.
  • Vehicle Control: manages the vehicle sequence throughout the plant.

Qualified individuals interested in this position would be actively involved in all of the day-to-day planning and reporting activities that are necessary for smooth production and operation of the plant. Those duties include:

    • Supporting the continuous improvement of departmental processes
    • Designing reporting tools to improve data analysis.
    • Supporting the production system.
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand business relations.
    • Reporting KPI data for Plant management.
    • Continuous improvement of plant volume steering and reporting tools. Tools used steer the plant at multiple level of the organization (Senior management, department management, operations, etc.). Key Topics: Data analytics, presentation skills, management reporting.
    • Support in development of future production steering concept for upcoming structural changes including integration of electrified vehicles- Key Topics: Planning, analysis, project management.
    • Support the development of our Plant Control room consolidation concept. Integrated approach to production steering across Bodyshop, Paintshop, and Assembly – Key topics: Project management, manufacturing strategy, organizational development.
  • Studying in B.A./B.S. in Engineering or Technology disciplines (STEM)
  • Minor in Business or similar certification is ideal
  • MS Office suite knowledge and experience is required
  • Knowledge of databases and data analytics tool (PowerBI, Tableau, APEX) preferred
  • SQL and Python knowledge ideal
  • Successfully completed an internship or working student assignment with the BMW Group (3 month minimum period)
  • Current enrollment in Master program outside of the United States or enrolled in the last semester of a Bachelor program outside of the United States.
  • Must provide the following paperwork in English:
    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Your last university performance record
    • Relevant references and certificates
  • Fall Rotation Dates: 9/18/2023-3/15/2024

BMW Manufacturing Company is an EEO/affirmative action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.


International Intern Manufacturing Systems and Strategic Volume Planning (Fall 2023)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Engineering / R&D
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