Supply Chain Management Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Physical Logistics Innovation and Continuous Improvement 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.

 Improve Physical Logistics INNOVATION with Business Case Realization (Cost / Benefit Ratio / Justification). IMPACT Digitalization of Logistics with AI, BI and Data Analytics (IT configurable).  Implementation of 5-Year innovation plan including AR / VR, and Best Practice Training. Strategize Strategic Development of the Workforce for the Future with supporting technology. Increase the APP Landscape and Usage in Logistics to improve Quality and Efficiency. Improve Work Organization (Measurables) and Key Process Indicator Transparency. Implementation of Power BI, DataRobot, Celonis, other Data Analytical Tools.  Huge focus on Problem Solving in a dynamic environment including Data Modelling.  Manage projects and implementation with IT and Production with a focus on AGILE Working Methods. Value Stream Process, Process Mapping, Waste Reduction, and usage of JIRA / Confluence. Improve Best Practice Sharing (VPS Communication, Newsletters, and Training).  Improve Processes daily for Associates, Process Leaders, Key Users & Section Leaders.  Ensure Target Achievement (current and future) with Strategic Planning / Technology.

The Intern should expect to support and improve the following:

  • Find and implement solutions for more effective processes in TX-16 Physical Logistics.
  • Work with Plant (Hall 50 & Hall 52) along with Warehouse Functions (LC01, LC05, LCX, VZ3 & others).
  • Improve Daily Operations including Processes, Training, Tools, and Digitalization.
  • Implement solutions with IT incl. SAP, Android Devices, Autonomous Devices, and AR / VR.
  • Lead Electronic Board and Data Transparency, Usage of Statistics, and Problem Solving.
  • Work with Teams to determine Process Improvements.
  • INNOVATION with Road Shows, BMW IT Academy, and Strategic H.R. Partnerships.
  • Improvement of specific processes working with IT to develop SAP Programming.
  • Implement storage solutions with electronic devices (Geofencing investigation).
  • Strategic Application of RFID and Readers.
  • Microsoft Power BI and Power APP’s.
  • Top 5 Enabler Projects, APP Approval Board, and Complaint Compliance Board.
  • Evaluate non-SAP IT Solutions potentials.
  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or IT preferred.
  •  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 (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.


Physical Logistics Innovation and Continuous Improvement Intern (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Field:
Supply Chain Management
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