Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood - Vehicle Body Quality - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)
We believe in creating an environment where our placement students really can learn and develop during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.
As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce. Each year we offer internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and looking to complete a 13-month placement.
The maxim of Sir Henry Royce, ‘take the best that exists and make it better’, permeates in everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a student, you will have hands on experience from day one, gaining practical insights into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood - Body in White - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)
You will work alongside our ambitious quality specialists who work non-stop in ensuring our body shop quality targets are met and issues found are steered back to our body manufacturing partners in Germany. Furthermore, you will also support our production team in achieving their daily production requirements. Our team is seeking an intern to join from July 2024.
What will you be doing?
Analysis of quality issues (geometry topics, process topics, integration topics, etc.).
Regular quality reporting.
Developing and implementing process improvements within our body production areas.
New model launch work and managing special body trials.
Interface with other teams, engineering areas and central BMW / Rolls-Royce Motor Cars departments.
Studying a Bachelor’s or integrated Master’s degree and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above in Mechanical Engineering or similar Engineering course.
Passion for the automotive industry.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills for presentations and report writing.
CAD experience (CATIA, PRISMA).
Able to work independently as well as collaborate with the team.
Experienced with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Knowledge of German would be beneficial but is not essential.
Why choose us?
Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £23,100, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata to your contract) and an attractive pension scheme.
Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 40 hours a week Monday to Friday, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
Exciting Additional Benefits – You will have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits, including access to our Advantages scheme which gives you a range of offers and discounts and a subsidised on-site restaurant.
What are we responsible for?
Supporting you in your training and ensuring you settle into your role and feel welcomed.
Working sustainably and ethically.
Providing you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and develop yourself.
Ensuring you are happy with your work-life balance and feel as though your contribution to the business is being valued.
Encouraging you to develop your soft skills such as creating working relationships, communicating effectively, delivering presentations and gaining confidence in your own ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.
What do you need to do now?
If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.
The next stages of the recruiting process could include: online testing, video interview and then a face to face, telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.
We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.
To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK passport holder.
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 31st December 2023.