Level 6 Logistics Technician Apprentice BMW HAMS HALL MOTOREN GMBH

We believe in creating an environment where our apprentices really can learn and develop during their time with us. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A competitive salary enhanced every six months depending on individual progress and performance starting at circa £16,179 per annum, rising to over £30,500 at the end of the programme.

  • Working week

    You will have a 37-hour working week. Start and finish times will vary to meet the needs of your work-based placements and college hours.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This four-year programme is designed to enable you to experience different aspects of engineering and production technology including robotics, control systems, machining, fluid power, electronics, systems control, and many more.

The first year of the program is purely in a learning environment where in addition to starting your degree program with the foundation year, you will undertake a practical based engineering program which covers core engineering skills such as milling and turning, hand skills, electrical and electronic circuits, control and fluid power, PLC’s, and many more.

Following this, in year two, you will undertake competency based training whilst working on site. In addition, as of your second year, as a Logistics Technician, you will complete a broad spectrum of placements throughout the business in the UK. Placements cover many aspects of the business where you will complete tasks such as:

• Complete manufacturing analysis

• Supplier liaison/problem solving

• Siemens PLC with automation

• Robotic facilities

• Manufacturing process and facility planning (both electrical and mechanical)

• Software integration

• Metrology - computer aided measurement and analysis of manufacturing facilities

• Supply and vehicle build planning (logistics)

• Launch planning/control manufacturing system interfaces

These placements give you the chance to experience the business as a whole, carrying out business relevant projects alongside your study.

Towards the end of your apprenticeship, you will be gaining further practical experience by joining the Logistics team where your permanent role will be based. Finally, by the end of the apprenticeship, you will have also finished your degree.

The training you will be getting

The BMW Group offers an enhanced level 6 degree apprenticeship. This degree in Manufacturing Engineering (BEng (Hons)), provided by Birmingham City University and fully funded by the business, will take place alongside you developing your specialist technical knowledge. The training given during your apprenticeship covers the study of state of the art automotive production technology, as well as the latest innovations in manufacturing techniques which are constantly developing in line with new emerging technologies. This will include training in areas such as Electrical Control, PLC systems & Robot Automation, Integrated Process Planning, IT & Database systems, Quality Control, and Production Validation.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

In the UK, we invest around £3 million per year in vocational and professional training for our employees. This means we invest in you, giving you the relevant BMW specific training that you will require to be an active member of our team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade Grade 6 / B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade Grade 6 / B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade Grade 6 / B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 6 / B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 6 / B or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Engineering- based subject (Grade Grade C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Engineering-based subject (Grade Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

•A high level of IT Literacy is advantageous. •A confident and inquisitive nature is essential – we actively encourage our apprentices to question our processes, not only to support your learning but to also allow for process improvements to be identified. •Punctuality and commitment are essential as this will allow you to get the most out of your apprenticeship.

About the employer

BMW Group Plant Hams Hall is a modern, state-of-the-art engine manufacturing facility, located just outside Birmingham, UK. Producing the latest generation of three and four cylinder petrol engines as well as V8 and V12 engines, the plant has recently celebrated 20 years of successful production. Operating seven days a week with more than one engine rolling off the line per minute, the plant plays a key role in BMW Group’s global production network, supplying engines for BMW and MINI, including some of the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles. We are looking for a committed and eager to learn individual to join our Logistics Operations team, responsible for ensuring stock integratory is maintained within the facility from both production and automated warehousing areas whilst also ensuring efficiency and safety are maintained. This involves engaging in tasks such as inventory investigation and reconciliation, ensuring technical availability within our automated warehouses, designing process improvements, creating digitised investigation and improvement topics, and undertaking project roles, tasks that you will be involved in as your apprenticeship progresses. Our Logistics Operations team is keen to teach our apprentices a range of skills needed to be successful, supporting you to ensure your apprenticeship experience is both engaging and valuable to your future.




Canton Lane



B46 1GB

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


BMet Recruitment


0121 362 1122

Apprenticeship standard

Manufacturing engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

The next stage of the process is a Strengths Video Interview. You can complete this at any time of day during your five-day invitation window and you will be recorded answering a set of questions. There is a practice question at the start and you get multiple chances to record each question, plus the GetMyFirstJob team are on hand to support you and give you lots of tips and advice! Following this, successful applicants will be shortlisted and invited to a face-to-face Assessment with BMW group.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Mar 2024