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Mini Plant Oxford - Production System & Lean Manufacturing - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)

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BMW Group


2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £21.6K
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Placement Program

Business, Operations & Strategy, Engineering•Oxford


  • The BMW Group is recruiting an intern to support the various activities of the Manufacturing Production System and VPS Programme (BMW Lean Manufacturing system) based at MINI Plant Oxford.


  • Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business / Operations Management, Innovation or Engineering related subject and on track to achieving a 2:2 standard or higher.
  • Ideally have knowledge/interest in Lean Production systems and techniques
  • Able to demonstrate proven project management skills and experience
  • Expected to be self-motivated and work as part of a team of experts managing a broad spectrum of complex topics
  • Management of own projects, able to collaborate with the team at all levels of the business
  • 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

2:2 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Management and support of various business steering and lean manufacturing approaches, such as definition of optimised Production Systems, Value Stream mapping, data analytics and innovation initiatives.
  • Review and improve the Business Planning process, including co-ordination of target setting, reviewing the strategic business plan and maintaining performance reporting, including key performance indicators, in order to develop the future direction of the business.
  • Development of the long term planning for the manufacturing areas from logistics flow to buildings and facility locations to ensure the correct material flow through the operations.
  • Developing, preparing and facilitating various business strategy, target and process improvement activities – e.g. project management, project team participation, workshops, process development, documentations, trainings, coaching and steering etc.

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 ÂŁ21,600, 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.