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Engineering / R&D Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Engineering Data Validation / Configuration Team 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).

The student will be exposed to new product content, involved in projects, and engage in collaborative department work.  The intent is to develop the candidate to lead their own project if possible. The Co-op will support the Engineering Data Analyst team with activities to verify the bill of material and demand logic changes for vehicle production. The student’s projects will involve development and optimizing of data analytical systems to improve processes and reporting.-       Support Engineering Data Analysist Team with engineering changes:

-       Create, manage, and validate component overviews for specific parts of the car

-       Contribute to Test Car BOM (Bill of Material) validation, where the new design changes are verified (i.e., the correct part is systematically steered to the correct vehicle)

-       Investigate design topics through data analysis

-       Report generation and maintenance-       Major projects in this role focus on efficiency improvements and data accuracy, that could include:

-       Implementing solutions to improve efficiency in the processes

-       Complete various process mapping exercises (e.g., process flow, swim lane, etc.)

-       Create content overview for different vehicle modules

-       Facilitates workshops to define the current process and outline areas of opportunity

-       NOTE: most of the processes within TX-511/512 are systematic and information based, so many of the improvement opportunities lie in systematic process changes

Pursuing a BS or Graduate Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Business Management, Operations Management, MIS (Management Information Systems), Computer Science or other relevant degrees.-       MS Excel and Office Suite knowledge-       Strong computer aptitude (ability to learn BMW Group systems, SAP, SQL, etc.)-       Project Management-       Planning and Organizational skills; able to manage many projects and responsibilities in a structured manner-       Ability to work independently and show initiative-       VBA (or Python) and JAVA skills helpful -       Knowledge or experience of manufacturing processes and workflows helpful-       German language is a plus 

·       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).

Engineering Data Validation / Configuration Team Co-op (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Engineering / R&D
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