Assembly Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Assembly Co-op (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.

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

Explore and understand how a production facility operates, specifically focused on the assembly operations. Develop an understanding of the manufacturing and support roles, systems available, and resources which support the production system. Champion innovative projects which will create a real impact to the department goals and initiatives.

Assignment Duties and possible projects

  • Takes the initiative to guide and collaborate with production and support roles in addressing any issues that may have a negative impact on process or product quality.
  •  Shows initiative on exploring personal interests which will have a positive, value-added impact to the business.
  • Makes sound tactical decisions to resolve urgent matters and manages cross-functional teams in problem-solving and prevention efforts.
  •    Demonstrates strategic management skills in anticipating and managing changes to ensure smooth operations.
  •  Consistently achieves department goals and drives continuous improvement across all measurable areas.
  •     Revise and update the co-op manual to ensure it reflects current practices and standards.
  •   Design and create tooling to eliminate or reduce risks to production associate health and safety or damage to products
  •   Develop training island for new model content
  • Engineering degree (preferably industrial or mechanical)
  • Microsoft Excel (experience with VLookup, Macros, etc. preferred)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  •    Effective communication skills
  • AutoCAD Inventor (preferred)
  • 3D Printer (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

  • Able to complete 3 alternating work terms for Co-op positions

  • 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.

Assembly Co-op (Summer 2024)

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