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Production Support Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Production Support Lead

Location: Barrow-in-Furness - Onsite

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Accountable for driving the through put of enabled work scopes whilst escalating any issues found through to execution.
  • Support various stakeholders I.E. Area managers, Operations, Planning and Projects on available and held work to aid forward planning.
  • Resolution of problems whilst advising stakeholders of mitigating solutions to enable progress of work packages.
  • Attend Weekly performance reviews to provide input on work availability and discuss future enabled work.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Trade Experience or manufacturing support background
  • Ability to build strong relationships with various Stakeholders


  • Submarine build experience
  • SAP Experience
  • System of Work Knowledge (BAE or equivalent)


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 Production Support team:

The Production Support team are responsible for the production, enablement and execution of working packages. This role will provide you with an opportunity to engage with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels offering a great deal of exposure across the business, opening exciting developmental opportunities.

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.