Paint Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Value Added Production Systems Intern (Summer 2024)

Our vision is to secure BMW's excellence and future mobility by attracting the best of the best. Shaping your future starts here, as we believe our Gen>NEXT students are the future leaders of BMW. We believe in creating an environment where you are developed into a leader that can influence and take lead. You will be guided and mentored to achieve this by having meaningful tasks and projects in your own area of responsibility. 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.

The Value Added Production Systems Intern implements improvements and changes while successfully ensuring minimal interruption to Paint Shop operations, enabling volume and quality targets to be maintained and/or achieved.

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

  • Assists with continuous improvement activities throughout Paint Shop.
  • Organizes and develops teams to perform root cause analysis of complex technical problems within Paint Shop.
  • Evaluates Key Performance Indicators throughout Paint Shop.
  • Participates in Shop Floor Management activities to improve efficiency/ quality in Paint Shop.
  • Aides in data visualizations/ dashboard creation for all levels of management in Paint Shop.
  • Evaluates processes and provides feedback to improve efficiency/ quality in Paint Shop.
  • Maintains of Value Stream Maps for all areas in Paint Shop.
  • Audits Shop Floor Management Boards and other Shop Floor Management standards.
  • Creates of Bi-Weekly reports sent to management.
  • Understands and models VPS (Value added Production System) Principles.
  • Adheres to 5S and Safety Standards and principles.
  • New Paint Line KPI integration.
  • Value Stream Mapping creation for departments in Paint Shop.
  • Integration of BMW wide Shop Floor Management Dashboard.
  • New Paint Line Electronic Board Creation.
  • Streamlining of Shop Floor Management Tools/Processes.
  • Pursuing a BA/BS Degree, Industrial Engineering (preferred) or similar engineering degree.
  • Preferred: Microsoft Excel VBA, PowerBI, Minitab.
  • 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.
  • Able 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 employee.

Value Added Production Systems Intern (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
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BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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