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Quality Engineering Spartanburg, South Carolina 30.10.2023

Dimensional Focus Team Co-op (Spring 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.

This is a co-op position which requires three alternating rotations (e. g. 1st rotation: fall, 2nd rotation: spring, 3rd rotation: summer).

The Dimensional Focus Team Co-op will provide collecting, merging and monitoring of quality data to improve the appearance and functional measurements of the vehicle.  The purpose of this position is to provide the Dimensional Integration Team with support for data collection, data analysis, measurement reporting and problem solving for the Front End, Rear End and Doors.  The position will utilize problem solving and design techniques to determine corrective action to improve final assembly quality.

The qualified co-op should expect to contribute & improve in the in the following functions: 

  • Support follow up on Audit calls for the plant
  • Analysis of quality measurement data
  • Provide support for problem investigation
  • Conduct preliminary data review dimensional issues in assembly
  • The specific tasks to be completed will be determined by the Focus Team and will be dependent upon the problem landscape, but could include:
    • Risk Analysis of collected data to determine Priority.
    • Conducting trials for different body shop process methods, assembly process methods, to determine dimensional impact of change.
    • Tooling/Fixture Concept Development to solve assembly process problems.
    • Working alongside Total Vehicle meteorologists to measure elements of a problem to identify a root cause.
  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial).
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control (preferred).
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (preferred).
  • Interest in in-depth analysis of dimensional problems.
  • Microsoft Office 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 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 January 16th - May 17th, 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.

Dimensional Focus Team Co-op (Spring 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Quality Engineering
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