13 Month Placement - Functional integration
BMW Group
8d ago


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.

Since production of the new MINI started in 2001, almost 3 million cars have been made at Plant Oxford.

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.

To ensure that we are continually developing our workforce, we are looking for talented and motivated people who will inspire and shape our future business.

Each year we offer a number of internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and are on track for a 2 : 1 or 1st class final result.

Total Vehicle Quality, Functional Integration

  • We are looking for an intern to join our Functional Integration team for 13 Month starting July 2019. The successful intern will have a number of responsibilities;
  • including steer test vehicle coordination to ensure that prototype vehicles are available for quality specialists to perform validation activities on.

    This will also involve cross functional liaison with plant and project partners to meet the Validation plan.

    The Functional Integration Intern will assist quality specialists with both validation activities and performing root cause analysis, development of customer protection and suggestions for long term solutions on both pre-

    series (prototype) and series vehicles.

    These areas include :

  • Acoustic validation (windnoise and powertrain acoustics)
  • Watertightness validation
  • Squeaks and rattle validation
  • The intern will ensure the successful management of the internal Test vehicle fleet to ensure that vehicles are booked out / in through the FIPS system correctly by quality specialists.

    As well as the management of vehicle admin to add and remove vehicles from the internal fleet and arrange preparing vehicles for use.


    We offer a competitive salary of £17,500 per annum and a range of benefits including a pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a subsidised on-

    site restaurant. As an intern you will also have the opportunity to take part in the testing of new vehicles through one of our car schemes.

    Throughout your internship you will be supported by our experts in your chosen field, as well as being surrounded by many fellow interns.

    Application Process

    The application process is as follows :

    Stage 1 : Online application form*

    Stage 2 : 2 Online ability tests (To be completed within 5 days of receipt)

    Stage 3 : Telephone interview with the recruitment team

    Stage 4 : Face to face interview / assessment centre with the hiring manager

  • If you do not complete the free text questions your application will not be progressed.
  • Applications close on Friday 9th November 2018.

    Please be aware that we complete rolling recruitment. As such, those candidates that have made an early application and have successfully moved through the recruitment process will be invited to the first face to face interviews.

    Additional Information

    For any further enquiries please contact the Central Recruitment Team at hr.services.recruitment bmwgroup.co.uk

    Please note that our Undergraduate Placement opportunities are only open to students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us.

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