Operational Excellence Professional (Integrated Combat Systems)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Surrey

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Operational Excellence Professional - Integrated Combat Systems

Location: Filton, Frimley or Weymouth. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – there will be a requirement to attend the office 2 days per week. Travel to Frimley/Farnborough in the short term to support ongoing projects will be required

Salary: Up to £49,468 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Leading workshops within Integrated Combat Systems mapping the 'current state' looking for 'quick wins' that will save costs or improve schedule performance

      Be responsible for leading on elements of Operational Excellence initiatives and responsible business behaviours

        Supporting, establishing and maintaining Operational Excellence strategy and objectives

          Be responsible for supporting the Operational Excellence Management team in addressing planned and unplanned tasks

            Collate data in order to streamline processes and provide recommended improvements to the team

            Your skills and experiences:


              Analytical approach to the role

                Ability to interpret data

                  Working knowledge of Project Management principles

                    Working understanding of Operational Excellence / Continuous Improvement methodologies including Lean and Six Sigma

                      Ability to motivate individuals and teams to embrace change and drive improvement

                        Excellent presentation skills


                        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 Operational Excellence Team:

                        This is an exciting time to support the leads within the wider team and have the opportunity to work with our largest external stakeholder – the Ministry of Defence. It will involve being a part of the finished results for the Astute class submarine which will then move into the Dreadnaught submarine.

                        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.



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