Physical Logistics - Process, Change and Account Management at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Oxford South East
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Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy Automotive Financial Management Logistics and Operations

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7.3/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

5.2

The Role

Role Description

Process Optimisation, Project Management, KPI Reporting, Account Management

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I learned a lot, was given much responsibility, had fun with my collegues. Facilities were old and poor though and I am not sure if I want to work in Logistics in the future.

8/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

They appreciated my work and gave me a lot of responsibility.

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Even though my boss was very busy I never felt alone and I was given enough support and guidance.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I always had something to do, some days were super busy and others I rather relaxed for me.

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

A lot!

9/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I learned a lot job-related and also a lot socially.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was good fun.

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Poor organisation in the beginnig but after setting me up, it all run smoothly.

4/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

There was no specific training or development for me.

4/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I got enrolled in a student programme wich includes a job offer after finishing my degree.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Fellow students were nice, even though I spent more time going out with my colleagues and housemates.

7/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Oxford is expensive but with the BMW salary it was ok for students. There was always some money left for a pub visit :)

4/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Not good for clubbing but many pubs and bars.

4/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Not too many but we did a very exciting Mountain Challlenge in Snowdoina for a weekend and our department went out for dinner and drinks every now and then.

6/10