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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood - Bespoke and Innovations - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)


We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where our placement students re­ally can learn and develop dur­ing their time with us and where they are giv­en their own ar­eas of responsibility from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to re­ally show what you can do.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce, ‘take the best that exists and make it better’, permeates in everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As a student, you will have hands-on experience from day one, while gaining practical insights into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer. Each year we offer internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and looking to complete a 13-month placement.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood - Bespoke and Innovations - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)

Rolls-Royce Bespoke is an exciting environment, bringing customer ideas into reality. We produce interior surface components using a variety of materials and finishes. Throughout the process we combine craftsmanship with technology to exacting standards. It is our attention to detail that produces world class interiors. Our team is seeking two placement students to join from July 2024..

Working in Bespoke at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is an exciting environment, bringing the most ambitious designs of our clients into reality. Each day in Bespoke will bring new challenges and opportunities as you support the Bespoke Workshop & Studio teams with day-to-day tasks and projects. This is constantly changing due to the range of bespoke options we offer our clients, and you will learn how to think on your feet in a dynamic workplace. This placement offers you the opportunity to learn how to support the team in bringing new & exciting ideas to life, as well as leading the Experimentations workstream.

What will you be doing?

  • Supporting Bespoke Edition & One-Off feature projects.
  • Assisting Innovation investigations by Workshop & Studio teams.
  • Leading the Experimentation team as a co-ordinator by steering the project from initial concept to bench samples.
  • CAD modelling for bespoke interior surface projects.
  • Involvement with the start to finish process of producing bespoke interior parts.
  • Ensuring that the studio & workshop technicians have sufficient materials for projects.
  • Helping the department to maintain high manufacturing standards.
  • Event co-ordination such as Festival of Speed, London Craft Week & client showcases at the Home of Rolls-Royce.
  • Studying a Bachelor’s or integrated Master’s degree and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above in an Engineering course.
  • Any knowledge in Wood Technology or similar would be an advantage, however not a requirement.
  • ·     You need to be able to work independently within our team and have the ability to organise yourself as well as be able to work in the team environment
  • ·      You will be required to work from your own initiative taking projects and tasks from concept through to a complete and implemented solution

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £23,100 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata to your contract) and an attractive pension scheme.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 40 hours a week Monday to Friday, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits – You will have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits, including access to our Advantages scheme which gives you a range of offers and discounts, and a subsidised on-site restaurant.

What are we responsible for?

  • Supporting you in your training and ensuring you settle into your role and feel welcomed.
  • Working sustainably and ethically.
  • Providing you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and develop yourself.
  • Ensuring you are happy with your work-life balance and feel as though your contribution to the business is being valued.
  • Encouraging you to develop your soft skills such as creating working relationships, communicating effectively, delivering presentations and gaining confidence in your own ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.

What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process could include: online testing, a video interview and then a face to face or virtual interview with the hiring manager.

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK passport holder.  

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday 31st December 2023.

Any further questions? Email us on FutureTalentRecruitment@bmwgroup.com

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood - Bespoke and Innovations - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)

United Kingdom
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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.
BMW Group
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