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• Starts Aug 11

Metrology Automation Co-op (Fall 2024)

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BMW Group

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🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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Off-cycle Internship



  • 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: summer, 3rd rotation: spring).
  • This position will be responsible for helping to design metrology processes for new launch vehicles as Plant Spartanburg enters the era of vehicle electrification. This position works closely with Body Shop Production and Total Vehicle Quality to define Plant Standards. The student will be exposed to the entire manufacturing process from the beginning to final shipment to customer. Students have the opportunity to work with colleagues across the entire BMW Group. 
  • The student will support the Metrologists on the team with various projects such as, but not limited to process improvement of inline metrology applications, design of measurement processes, and statistical analysis of data. Other smaller projects could include CAD design work in CATIA and Python script writing for automation.
  • The student will be joining the Body Shop Metrology group who is responsible for guaranteeing a conflict-free geometric and dimensionally accurate body for series and new model production. The team steers the quality of the product through internal processes and by working directly with production organizations.


  • Full time student pursuing a degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Interest in utilizing statistical tools to analyze large data sets is preferred.
  • Writing code, robotics, or metrology experience 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.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Manage and steer assigned projects
  • Help to integrate new launch vehicles into production through process design
  • Design measurement processes for automated robot cells
  • Working with a team to do root-cause analysis on technical solutions
  • Support process engineers in improving product knowledge across the team
  • Design measurement processes and programs
  • Project Management for Laser Radar Measurement Stations
  • New vehicle integration projects


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Aug 11, 2024