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Material and Parts Supply Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Material Control Launch Intern (Summer 2024)

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.

We connect the network with integrated supply chain solutions to safeguard production. Ensuring parts supply at the right time, right place, quantity and quality for continuous production. The Focus of our department is Material Control, Transportation Control and Delivery Assurance. We are the Gatekeepers of the supply chain for the ultimate driving machine.

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


·       Launch packaging availability, reporting and tracking

·       Launch KPI updates, improvement and development: T-Cars; aged stock; on-time delivery; adherence to standards; launch supplier issues in delivery and manufacturing

·       Test-car part availability updates and improvement work package to ensure part availability 

·       Improving handover and part transition process to series

·       Ensuring data quality (Production Start, Packaging planning etc.)

·       Programming Robotic Process Automations to increase efficiency

  • Smart Container Management,
  • KPI Dashboards,
  • Data Analytics and Visualization,
  •  Sustainability (Reduction of CO2 emissions, e.g. E-Trucks),
  • Continuous Improvement Projects, 
  • Digitalization Projects,
  • Value Stream Mapping,
  • Part Defect Reduction,
  • Digitalization of Shipments,
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • The ideal candidate will have completed (or will be an upperclassman by credit hours) a degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Computer Science, or a related field with a GPA of 3.4 or above (preferred).  Candidate must have strong interpersonal and technical skills (experience using Power BI, SQL, Data Lake, etc. is a bonus)  
  • Microsoft Excel (experience with VLookup, Macros, etc. preferred)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Effective 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 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 May 20th-August 9th 2024

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 Control Launch Intern (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Field:
Material and Parts Supply
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