IT Plant Integration Placement (MINI Plant Oxford) July 2024

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We believe in creating an environment where our interns really can learn by doing during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one, encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – and give you the opportunity 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 had 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 assembly.

IT Services (Plant integration) Placement

We are currently recruiting an intern to support IT Services based at MINI Plant Oxford, commencing July 2024. As a member of the IT Services Team you will be assigned a mentor within the team to ensure a smooth and structured introduction to the working processes. You will be expected to take your own initiative and be responsible for planning and delivering a variety of projects in support of the department and the wider business.

The key requirements for this role are to be very confident with communication and networking, have a good knowledge of project management as well a keen interest in technology and innovation.

What will you be doing?

  • Get an understanding of the IT target architecture for BMW and utilise the knowledge to support the business unit with requirements.
  • Establish business requirements and translate them into specific requirements for developments with a clear focus on value delivery and a structured approach to requirement capturing
  • Developing a strong network with the operational teams in the IT department and supporting with operational steering and reporting topics.
  • Support members of the Services team with project work and adhoc tasks.
  • Developing approaches and measures to support with the communication of new IT developments within the wider
  • The candidate should be studying an IT, Business or Engineering related degree working towards a 2:2 or higher.
  • The must have qualification in or demonstrated knowledge of project management and delivery.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies would be advantageous.
  • Previous exposure to a Manufacturing environment would be helpful.
  • A valid driving licence acceptable in the UK is an advantage.

Qualification

  • The candidate should be studying an IT, Business or Engineering related degree working towards a 2:2 or higher.
  • The must have qualification in or demonstrated knowledge of project management and delivery.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies would be advantageous.
  • Previous exposure to a Manufacturing environment would be helpful.
  • Valid driving licence acceptable in the UK is an advantage.

Why choose us?

  • 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.

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.

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, a one-way video interview, and then a face to face, telephone, or virtual interview with the hiring manager.

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. Please also 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.

Any further questions? Email us on FutureTalentRecruitment@bmwgroup.com

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