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Production Planning %26 Control Associate

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Production Planning & Control Associate

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Able to undertake problem solving typically
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of Business process and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to manage the PM&C processes on a full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM&C methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees PM&C approach with stakeholders and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • To participate in meetings to Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives.
  • Building and Maintaining internal and external stakeholder relationships

Your skills and experiences:


  • Microsoft packages – All
  • Having the ability to show self-management
  • Time Management
  • Level of professionalism
  • Willingness to Learn and progress


  • SAP


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 Material Delivery team:

The individual in this role will be delivering material to the boat with project targets, working within and as part of a larger, more complex project. There are opportunities to progress through a training programme with a potential 12 month time plan based on the Individual.

We get to be physically more hands on with the product (Submarine) and get to see the transformation as the submarine progresses from build to Launch. They will also get to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and also wider supporting function across the site including all manufacturing facilities. We also have flexible working hours giving more of a work to life balance.

They will have a level of experience in one or more areas of PM&C practice and be expected to be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances. The majority of the team is S3 and you will be driving to mature the boat for launch.

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.