Applications for this job have closed. Try searching for similar jobs.

Inventory Controller

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Job title: Inventory Controller / 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Radway Green, Crewe

Salary: Competitive / Part time (16 hours per week)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working alongside Production ensuring that correct material movements and production counts are input into SAP system
  • Interacting with all functions associated with inventory and production to ensure an appropriate level of control is maintained
  • Operating inventory cycle counting in line with Financial Control Framework requirements and investigating any stock differences
  • Converting planned orders to production orders and allocating materials, recording production counts, defective quantities, and direct hours to production orders
  • Managing production orders through to settlement ensuring that correct costs are applied to products and that cost price differences are kept to a minimum
  • Reconciling of labour hours worked to the underlying records in SAP as required

Your skills and experiences:


  • Good knowledge and experience of Mircosoft Excel
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • A safety conscious attitude
  • Maths and English GCSE grade C / 5 and above


  • Good working knowledge of SAP
  • Shop Floor Data Capture Management
  • Inventory Management


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Planning & Logistics, and Land UK team:

BAE Systems Land UK collects a unique combination of experience, knowledge, tools and processes to deliver world-class products and next generation systems technology. We have a proven track record in supporting military forces in operational environments, providing ammunition solutions to markets around the world.

The Planning & Logistics team sets the requirements into an executable plan to ensure that the relevant enablement of materials and resource are available. This key role will primarily have responsibility for the recording and control of material movements from raw material through WIP to finished goods.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.