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Mini Plant Oxford - Physical Logistics - 13 months Placement (July 2024)

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BMW Group

23d ago

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🤑 £21.6K
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AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the Mini Plant Oxford Physical Logistics placement at BMW Group should be studying towards a Business or Engineering degree, have a projected 2:1 or above, be proficient in Microsoft Office Tools, have a keen interest in the automotive industry & logistics, possess good interpersonal and strong communication skills, be analytical and innovative problem solvers, capable of prioritizing and organizing tasks independently, and able to work within a dynamic and high-performing team. Additionally, they must be able to return to their studies for a minimum of 6 months after completion of the placement and provide proof of their legal right to work in the UK if not a UK passport holder.
  • The candidate's daily responsibilities will include gaining knowledge of automotive logistics, communicating with suppliers, improving internal processes, monitoring KPIs, and supporting financial reporting processes at BMW Group's Mini Plant Oxford during their 13-month placement.

Placement Program

Business, Operations & Strategy, EngineeringOxford


  • Join the Physical Logistics Account and Contract Team starting in July 2024 based at MINI Plant Oxford. We are responsible for monitoring the performance of our external service providers and forecasting the associated cost.
  • The Physical Logistics function is responsible for internal & external service providers to ensure a seamless supply of parts to production areas at Plant Oxford. Parts are delivered through a variety of delivery concepts from multiple locations worldwide, unloading circa 7,000 pallets a day and picking over 183,000 parts, we must ensure pallets are efficiently unloaded, stored and parts delivered internally through stable processes. 
  • The intern placement will give an insight into physical logistics contract management & financial processes in a high volume automotive environment.


  • Studying towards a Business or Engineering degree (projected 2:1 or above)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Tools.
  • A keen interest in working in the automotive industry & logistics.
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to approach problems in an analytical innovative manner.
  • Capable of prioritising & organising tasks independently.
  • Able to work within a dynamic & high performing team.
  • 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.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Understanding of logistics in an automotive environment.
  • Supplier communication & develop negotiation skills.
  • Develop & improve internal processes.
  • Monitor and report internal KPI’s.
  • Support internal financial reporting processes.

Application process

  • The next stages of the recruiting process could include; online testing, a one-way video interview, and then a face to face, telephone, or virtual interview with the hiring manager.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Feb 29, 2024




21600 GBP


  • Great Pay - A competitive annual salary of £21,600, 26 days holiday per annum (pro rata to your contract), and an attractive pension scheme.
  • 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, giving you access to a range of offers and discounts, an on-site gym, and a subsidised on-site restaurant.