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• Starts Aug 11

Paint Shop Materials & Environmental Co-op (Fall 2024)

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BMW Group

26d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You need an Engineering Degree, thermodynamics knowledge, GPA of 3.0+, work in a production setting, be flexible, complete substance abuse test, and be a full-time college student in the US.
  • You will support paint shop materials projects, improve quality processes, determine defects root cause, and reduce energy & water usage for sustainable BMW X-Vehicle production. Launch new colors, trial materials, manage suppliers, and lead energy reduction projects.

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: spring, 2nd rotation: fall, 3rd rotation: summer).


  • Engineering Degree
  • Knowledge of Thermodynamics (Heat and Mass Transfer)
  • Willingness to work in a production environment
  • Flexible; good at multitasking and prioritizing
  • Good at working with people
  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Have full-time status at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States
  • Completed at least 30 credit hours
  • Able to complete 3 rotating terms for co-op positions
  • Have at least 1 remaining term in school after the completion of the co-op or internship
  • Transfer students must have a GPA from current university
  • Complete and pass a substance abuse test before the work term

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Support and lead projects to improve quality of processes supporting use of Paint Shop materials.
  • Determine root cause of defects related to process materials within Paint Shop.
  • Paint shop consumes the largest amount of natural resources across the plant; it is crucial to constantly be working on ways to reduce energy consumption and water usage for sustainable production of BMW X-Vehicles.
  • The Intern should expect to contribute and improve the following:
  • Maintain quality of all materials in paint shop
  • Validate and integrate new materials
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Manage paint suppliers and escalation topics
  • Various production-critical tasks
  • Launching BMW Individual Colors and Matte Colors
  • Trialing new materials (PVC, wax, clearcoat, etc.)
  • Energy reduction projects


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Aug 11, 2024