🚀 Internship

Mini Plant Oxford - Paint Shop Product And Process Engineering - 13 Month Placement (July 2023)

BMW Group

19d ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £21k
15d left
Apply by Mar 30


  • We are looking for a confident and eager to learn individual to join our Paint Shop Engineers for a 13 month placement in our state of the art paint shop. Our team ensure that the manufacturing process, products, programmes, tooling, and parameters are developed, defined, and adhered to. This involves continuously monitoring the processes and products to ensure compliance and specifications are achieved specifically in the pre-treatment, phosphating, and e-coat production process. 
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to begin your career in product and process engineering, working for the world’s leading premium automotive manufacturers and operating as a key and valued member of our team.
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Area of Responsibilities



  • Gaining an understanding of the Paint Shop’s manufacturing, conformance, and quality management processes. This will allow you to support the implementation of actions and measures to resolve problems and improve our processes.
  • Exploring long-term sustainability developments from both inside and outside of the automotive industry, research that may be used to improve our processes. 
  • Actively contributing towards and participating in relevant meetings, workshops, and projects, using academically acquired skills and knowledge to provide an alternative perspective and support the business in process improvement.
  • Preparing monthly reporting by compiling and calculating usage and emissions.
  • Maintaining water usage data to ensure optimum efficiency of Reverse Osmosis.
  • Supporting the Paint Shop department by taking on hands-on activities when required
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  • Studying towards a bachelor's degree in the field of Engineering and on track to achieve at least a 2:2.
  • IT literate, including a high level of competency in Microsoft Office software such as Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Able to compile and analyse data, determining results based on this.
  • A team player, willing to support Associates and Managers as required. 
  • Proactive, with a ‘hands on’ approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Confident and willing to share ideas.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A drive to improve, being open to taking new ideas on board.
  • Strong time management, allowing multiple topics and tight deadlines to be managed.
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Education requirements

2:1 or Higher


  • Great Pay - A competitive annual salary of £21,000, 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.
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