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the productive life of working in the car industry
Marketing Internship (Former Employee), Cairo, ONJanuary 31, 2014
Pros: working with cars
Cons: long hours
As a car fanatic, this job was just out of this world.
I got the chance to release a new car with the marketing team. This was a dream come true. I also analyzed all the competing car brands, allowing me to submit a list of information regarding all the newly released competing cars.
The management team was very clear from beginning to end, allowing – more... me to do an even greater job than they expected. – less
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Fun product to sell - Car sales is Hell
Brand Specialist (Former Employee), Calgary, ABJuly 15, 2013
Pros: got to drive and sell the best cars
Cons: long hours and shady deals
The product is the best situation in this equation. The management and policy and training was poor. Ethical and static business practices were the core reason for me leaving.
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Not so good.
BMW Mississauga (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONMay 14, 2013
Pros: got to look at nice cars
Cons: didn't get to work on said nice cars
This job was not so enjoyable for me only because i found myself standing around alot of the time watching, instead of learning hands on and actually doing work. I can understand where they were coming from though. Cars are expensive.
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Productive and fun workplace
Ordering and Material Controller Bodyshop (Former Employee), Doha, DAWApril 7, 2013
i learned so many things working in this company.The management is good and co-workers as well but my salary here in Qatar is not good enough for my family.I also want a career growth...
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poor attuide from managment,
Mechanic (Former Employee), Toronto, ONNovember 5, 2012
Pros: good pay
Cons: long hours pressure, stress
the was no differance from working at a small shop
management has bad attuide
good pay at what price
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Fast paced sales environment; constant flow of exciting new products
SALES AND LEASING CONSTULTANT (Former Employee), White Plains, NY and Ramsey, NJApril 16, 2014
Pros: uncapped income
Cons: a lot of competition
Repeat business and referrals were the best part of the job. The hardest was competing with other BMW dealers on price. The management teams at both dealerships were motivating and gave sales people autonomy.
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production,non stop
assembler (Former Employee), Spartanburg, SCApril 16, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: short breaks very strict rules
work work and more work..THIS IS A VERY DEMANDING AND FAST GROWING COMPANY WITH STRICT GUIDELINES AND RULES IF YOU ARE HARD WORKING, DEDICATED, AND WILLING TO ADAPT TO CHANGE YOU SHOULD APPLY.. GO AHEAD GO FOR IT.
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Class A operation
Service Advisor (Former Employee), Ozone Park, NYApril 11, 2014
Pros: salary, employee discounts
Cons: short breaks, too much stress-overworked
Job was great but too stressful. Worked with high end BMW clients.
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productive work place
BMW of Sarasota ● Parts & Delivery Agent (Former Employee), Sarasota, FLApril 8, 2014
Tracking all incoming and outgoing parts for a dealership.Locating available parts when the dealership is out of stock.
Handling parts payment collection and making sure all parts are billed correctly through the service department and collision repair shop.
Packaging and shipping parts back to the manufacturer from time to time, and completing the – more... appropriate record keeping.
Referring to parts manuals (both hard copy and electronic format) to identify exactly the right part(s) for the make, model and year of vehicles being serviced – less
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branch in charge
branch in charge (Former Employee), sharjahApril 8, 2014
Timely and quality service is rendered to all customers regarding financial dealings.
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Fast paced environment
Inbound Forklift Operator (Former Employee), Minooka, ILApril 7, 2014
Pros: no weekends
Cons: pay
Scan bar code, sort, count label incoming parts, scan and store parts. Friendly environment, co-workers are pleasant to work with, hardest part of the job is hitting your required numbers for the day.
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Overall okay
Salesperson (Former Employee), Sterling, VAApril 4, 2014
Cons: politics and co-worker squibbles
- Overall a good experience
- office politics was always present and can be very annoying
- management's decisions are sometimes a little counter intuitive
- decent compensation
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fun place to work for
Sales Manager (Former Employee), Murrieta, CAApril 4, 2014
Pros: good employees
Cons: the schedule is not that great
This was a nice place to work for. The sales team is amazing, they always do the extra mile.
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Productive, fun working environment
Operations - IT, Workplace Systems MBA Intern (Former Employee), Greenville, SCMarch 31, 2014
Pros: good cafeteria
Management is very approachable.
BMW takes care of their employees so most people are very happy and friendly
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nice people
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee), Duncan, SCMarch 27, 2014
very face paced, you have to know what your looking for other wise you'll be lost all day. The production does not stop for anyone! If you do stop the line you have a GREAT reason why, otherwise you will be fired on the spot.
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very quiet on the front desk
Temp Receptionist (Former Employee), Bradford, ENGMarch 12, 2014
Pros: no pros for this role
Cons: flexible hours
I was the main receptionist and first point of call. I would direct calls from the main switchboard to the individual required. I would cover the phones for BMW Mini too
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Very productive and nice work environment
Logistics-Forklift Operator & Material Handler (Former Employee), Greenville, SCMarch 6, 2014
A, typical day at my job, would've been productive retrieving supplies and materials. I learned the specifications of the position and how to work well with a team. The hardest and best part of the job was maintaining the excellence that BMW stands behind.
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Good learning expierence of manufacturing companies
operator (Current Employee), Rosslyn, GPMarch 4, 2014
Pros: working adequate hours
Cons: working grave yard (22h00 -06h00)
It is a fun working environment were production and quality takes first priority and doing right first time it is the moto.BMW Motor industry were we work shifts,we have 3 shift and it is 8hr shift.My co-worker are the most helpful people I have come across,as we prioritise on quality and doing thing right the first time we strive in achieving the standard – more... requirement set by our motherbody GERMANY. – less
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BMW NA was established in 1975 is one of the best in Car Manufacturing in the United States & importer of BMW luxury/performance vehicles. BMW Group's
Cognos BI and TM1 Consultant (Former Employee), chicagoMarch 1, 2014
As a Cognos BI Technical Consultant my responsibilities involved:

 Gathering the Report requirements from the Users to Design the FM Model and developing the Dashboards, Cubes and Complex reports.
 Analyzed the business processes, data analysis requirements and Developed specification documents for reports as per client requirements.
 Installated – more... and configuration of Cognos 10 on production, development server and Created the data sources in Cognos Connection.
 Loaded operational data from Oracle, Flat Files into transient Tables and cleaned the data using informatica.
 Upgrading reports, packages from Cognos 8.4 to IBM Cognos 10BI.
 Created the data sources in Cognos Connection.
 Developed FM Projects and Published Packages in Framework Manager – Installed Framework. Manager, connected to different data sources, created database layer, physical layer and presentation layer, defining appropriate relationship between query subjects.
 Implemented Framework Manager Security for Data access, Object level access and Package access.
 Developed DMR Models against the relational sources, Building Regular Dimensions and measured Dimensions, Determinants and attributes for Multi- dimensional reports.
 Designed & developed multiple reports using various templates like list reports, cross-tab reports and chart reports.
 Developed cub using cognos Transformer 10 and Build the professional reports in Analysis Studio. Developed a score cards in Metric Studio.
 Developed Dash Board reports, Scorecards, Visual Layouts, Master detail Drill through reports, Drill up and Drill down reports, multiple prompt reports and cascading prompts in Report Studio.
 Implemented different functionalities using report filters, sorting, multiple queries and conditional blocks.
 Created conditional variables to change the graph headers and list column headers based on the user parameter selection.
 Deploy the Cognos code (Transformer models, Framework Models/Packages, reports and cube views) from Dev to UAT and from UAT to Production environment.
 Create Users, user groups in Cognos access manager and associate them into Cognos connection.

As a TM1 Technical Consultant my responsibilities involved:

• Upgraded TM1 Models from v9.4.1 to v9.5.1 in a distributed environment.
• Install and configured IBM Cognos TM1 v9.5.1 in a distributed environment.
• Responsible to understand the business requirements of the customer and create High Level design, detailed level design documentation.
• Written TI process to extract data from Oracle to send email, update system info cube and error handling.
• Built TM1 Cube – c_expense_details for corporate and regional managerial reports. The input values for this cube is fed from oracle.
• Written TI scripts to create Dimensions, Subsets, Attributes, Cubes, and Views.
• Written TI scripts to Handle Parallel Hierarchies and Import the data from oracle.
• Written TI scripts to update the dimensions from oracle.
• Written formula’s while loading the data and creating metadata.
• Written business rules for Variance Calculations.
• Optimized the rules using SKIPCHECK and FEEDERS and Created front end structures using TM1 Perspectives.
• Responsible to create TM1 objects and deploy TM1 objects to different environments UAT and Prod.
• Created Groups and Users and assigned privileges to the groups and Implemented Single Sign On functionality.
• Created chores to automate the data load process.
• Involved in Unit testing, Integration testing.
• Published different TM1 cubes in Cognos BI 10
• Interacting with the client on a regular basis. – less
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Long hours and hard work
Production Associate (Current Employee), Spartanburg, SCFebruary 21, 2014
Pros: insurance, salary
Cons: working all of the time, no social life at all
Have been working a lot of overtime and days off. Seems like upper management does not care about the people running the line, and you work all day, plus overtime most of the time, so you do not have a life outside the factory.

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