Logistic Planning Oxford 18.10.2023

MINI Plant Oxford - Supply Chain Planning – 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 ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encour­aging you to bring your ideas to the table and allowing you to re­ally show what you can do. 

Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines each day, off to meet new owners in more than 110 countries around the world. Three UK plants have a part to play in MINI production – Plant Hams Hall makes engines, Plant Swindon produces body pressings and sub-assemblies for MINI, and all this comes together at Plant Oxford with body shell production, paint and final 

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We are looking for a student to join our Supply Chain Planning team for 13 Months starting July 2023. The successful student will support the supply chain planning team to achieve their aim to develop, optimise, design and realise the supply processes from the supplier to the fit point in the plant. This includes the return of empties (considering logistics areas, handling, transport, system use and part-specifically material flow planning) and ensuring that the total supply chain is consistent, viable, cost-effective and efficient.

What will you be doing?

• Analysis and evaluation of planning projects regarding impacts on areas, warehouses and material flow.

• Potential assessment (efficiency, area, feasibility) as well as a selection of best solutions for the supply concept.

• Consideration of strategic topics while planning, creating and realising the supply concepts.

• Autonomous development, agreement and implementation of supply processes of part families geared to add value.

• Development of business cases and templates incl. representation in the respective decision-making bodies in the project or the line function.



  • Studying towards a Logistics or Business degree and on track to achieve a 2:2 (Equivalent) or above.
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written).
  • Project Management Skills
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user including Excel, Powerpoint and Word and ideally knowledge of SAP.
  • A Driving License is preferred but not essential.
  • Willingness to work flexibly.

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.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £21,600, 26 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme as well as a subsided on-site restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 37 hours a week, with a half-day on a 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, an on-site gym and a subsidised on-site restaurant.

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, video interview and then a face to face, telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.

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:  Wednesday 31st January 2024

Any further questions? Email us at

MINI Plant Oxford - Supply Chain Planning – 13 Month Placement (July 2024).

United Kingdom
Legal Entity:
BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd.
BMW Group
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Logistic Planning
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