AN OUTSTANDING STUDENT PLACEMENT IS NEVER HANDS-OFF As a placement student with BMW (UK) Ltd, you will come into a real job role and be part of an established team. We believe in creating an environment where you really can learn, we treat you as part of the team from day one, you will be given your own areas of responsibili-ties. We will encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.
BMW (UK) Ltd is based at the Summit ONE campus in Farnborough Hampshire, which is also home to BMW Financial Services and Alphabet. We are responsible for the Sales, Mar-keting and Aftersales operations across our 3 core brands BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad and supporting our independent Retailer network nationwide.
We offer a variety of opportunities across the business including Marketing, Finance, HR, Technical and Logistics.
Overview • We pride ourselves on being able to offer placements full of responsibility, opportunities and a high level of exposure across the business. • You will receive a full induction as well as on the job coaching, mentoring and personal de-velopment supported by our experts • Student Placements for 2019 will start on the 1st July and you’ll spend your first weeks hav-ing a handover with the current placement student to get you up to speed.
• Competitive salary of £17,500 per annum, pension scheme. • 27 days holiday allowance + Bank Holidays. • We offer a modern way of working; an empowering office culture with flexible hours. • Ability to apply for “Speed-Up” our programme designed to bring talented placement stu-dents back into the BMW Group once they’ve graduated. • 25% of previous students return to BMW (UK) in a full-time role on finishing their studies
• Please note that our Undergraduate Placement opportunities are only open to students who will be returning to their studies following their placement with us. • Studying towards a degree in Supply Chain Management, STEM Subjects or Logistics Business Studies (on target for 2.1or above)
Job Description Business Analyst Parts Logistics
The parts that are supplied by the BMW Group are a major contributor to both the financial health of the business and high levels of satisfaction for our customers. To deliver the service expected of our prestigious brands it is vital that these parts are supplied first time and on time.
As part of our team you’ll be helping to oversee the UK Logistics operation for the distribution of car parts and accessories across the UK and Ireland, for BMW, MINI, Rolls Royce and Motorrad. You will also be working closely with Head Office.
Your personal drive and passion could see you get involved in high spend, long term strategic projects. Your attention to detail and endeavour will help maintain business continuity, with day to day responsibilities and projects that you will be assigned to individually manage.
You will work alongside other teams in the wider department responsible for Strategy and Planning, Business Development and Customer Service. You will also gain hands on man-agement experience deputising for colleagues when they are on leave or engaged on other projects.
Why you should apply:
• Students are seen as our future talent and really trusted to come up with new ideas to change the way we operate. • Exclusive and frequent exposure to our product range • Opportunity to support at multiple high profile events like the PGA Championship and Goodwood Festival of Speed • Working closely with our central & regional warehouses and retailers across the UK • Hands-on experience within the warehouse
The successful candidate will be a source of innovation and creativity for our business as well as a resource that will challenge our norms. Our goal is to nurture a future leader for the BMW Group.
Application Process Stage 1: Online application form* Stage 2: Completion of two online ability tests (within 5 days of receipt) Stage 3: Telephone interview with the recruitment team Stage 4: Face to face interview with the hiring manager
*Incomplete free text questions questions will result in your application will not be progressed.
Applications close on 9th November 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.