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Vehicle Planning & Control Spartanburg, South Carolina 13.10.2023

Process Engineer / Planning in Body in White / Paint Shop / 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: Fall, 2nd rotation: Spring, 3rd rotation: summer).

The Gen>NEXTer will be a part of the Technical Planning/Engineering team and work alongside the team members in different projects and areas during this rotation.   Main objectives will be new model industrialization as well as to support existing vehicle production processes. Other tasks may include, but not limited to: design, process design, process specification improvements, project management, digitalization, excel macro, process cycle time and adherence, etc.

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

  •  Concept and Development of process layouts, equipment and tooling design, and process steps.
  • Participate in Design reviews of new model processes to integrate into series process.
  • Process evaluation for overall Production output – cycle time and availability.
  • Project management and supplier management.
  •  New Model Project / Product / Process Design and analysis to support integration into series process / line.
  • Develop bi-annual major shutdown work coordination matrix for area of responsibility
  • Maintain Process Flow Maps
  •  Standard Process confirmation testing - Oven Probe body processing, E-coat Destruct processing, Wax Destruct processing, Part Destruct processing.
  • Updating of annual document reviews.
  •  Assistance in various projects and trials.

  • Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Team player mindset.
  • Self-driven to push projects and tasks forward.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Problem Solving / Analytical skills.
  • Organized and able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • MS Office knowledge required.
  •  Basic CAD knowledge (preferred Catia).
  • Preferred but not mandatory: Excel macro, Sharepoint, Apex, etc

•    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.

Process Engineer / Planning in Body in White / Paint Shop / Assembly Co-op (Summer 2024)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Vehicle Planning & Control
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