newSupply Chain Logistics Operative

Date Posted: 6 days ago

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Supply Chain Logistics Operative

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Logistics Operative

Would you like to contribute to the manufacture of world class submarines across multiple programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Logistics Operative at our site in Barrow.

As a Logistics Operative, you will manage the control of materials, tools and consumables from receipt to despatch / delivery whilst maintaining system applications. You will provide inventory accountability along with a quality service to all internal and external customers, ensuring that items are handled and delivered in a safe, efficient and effective manner as and when required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders whilst facilitating customer requirements. Your role will be varied due to the nature of the tasks and you be given the opportunity to work in an evolving close-knit supportive team in Logistics and material management, and you will be supported in your development

Your main responsibilities as a Logistics Operative will involve:

  • Undertaking a range of generic Logistic activities in a safe and professional manner
  • Working safely at all times, complying with health and safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Following relevant instructions and be able to use effectively and efficiently relevant documentation and IT systems that support the logistic activities
  • Checking the completed activity to ensure that all operations have been finished to meet the required specification
  • Using associated tools and specialist equipment safely and effectively
  • Ensuring the accurate receipt, replenishment, issue, transfer and / or delivery of materials, tools and consumables using relevant Logistics systems and processes using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Carrying out inventory checks and undertake stock discrepancies activity to reconcile inventory records

Your skills and qualifications:


Functional Knowledge of Logistics

Knowledge of using an ERP system (SAP)

Inventory Management

IT Literate


Able to present information

Forklift Truck Driver

Able to deal with internal/external stakeholders across multiple levels and functions

NVQ In Logistics would be beneficial

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a well organised problem solver with the ability to manage multiple priorities and plan accordingly, whilst being dynamic and engaging with the ability to influence and inspire people at all levels. You will be a good team player, with the ability to empathise and manage stakeholders effectively whilst being diplomatic and holding strong ethical principles.

Location: Barrow

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn

Job Procurement Primary LocationGB-ENG-CMA-Barrow-in-Furness Closing Date 26/Oct/21, 5:59:00 PM

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