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Industrial Engineering Spartanburg, South Carolina 18.01.2023

Material & Process Analysis 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: Spring, 2nd rotation: Fall, 3rd rotation: Summer).

The Material & Process Analysis Co-op will be responsible for laboratory data collection and reporting as well as visual color analysis evaluation of pre-series cars. 

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

  • Maintain safe and clean laboratory environment.
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting on material quality topics.
  • Assist/lead in cross functional color harmony analysis of pre-series and series color data.
  • Create training records and manuals for laboratory equipment.
  • Run independent failure analysis investigations for process partners in Body Shop, Paint Shop, Assembly, Supplier Quality and Engineering. 
  • Summarize color status for vehicle project based on color harmony reviews
  • Pursuing a degree in engineering (preferably Material Science/Engineering or similar degree).
  • Report writing skills (technical writing and presenting preferred).
  • Materials laboratory experience.
  • Microsoft Office (experience with Excel, PowerPoint, word, teams).
  • Effective technical communication skills.
  • 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.

Material & Process Analysis Co-op (Fall 2023)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Field:
Industrial Engineering
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