Material and Parts SupplySpartanburg, South Carolina13.10.2023
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Material Control Series 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:
Addressing the areas of uncertainty for material control – forecast errors, yield losses, issues in the timing of demand and the timing of supply (random lead times). Finding alternatives to the current solution which is to carry safety stock.
Development of concepts / IT solutions in support of essential daily tasks.
Creating and maintaining visualization tools, material planning dashboard, etc.
Optimize the processes for the availability of materials, components, and products for planned production and for customer delivery.
Define the lowest possible level of inventory.
Understanding the uncertainty of material planning in the body shop area, finding improvements and increasing planning efficiencies.
Support with process mapping of the business and support documentation of standard processes.
Using resources to support overall planning activities.
Ability to lead team meetings and give presentations
Smart Container Management,
Data Analytics and Visualization,
Sustainability (Reduction of CO2 emissions, e.g. E-Trucks),
Continuous Improvement 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)
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.
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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.