Production Scheduler/Controller - Senior Operations Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Production Scheduler/Controller - Senior Operations Engineer

Location: Barrow – On site

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

    Maintain the schedule for each area/bay and use the scheduling software & metrics to aid decisions in the 1–6-week window

      Prioritisation of work schedule through liaising with stakeholders and customers and fill last minute emergent demand.

        Ensure that scheduled work is level loaded to capacity, across bays and trades

          Complete the Trigger Transfer request process to ensure that material is moved into the bay by raising requests.

            Communication of schedule to Materials and Operations department

              Attend nesting and routing reviews to confirm schedule within the business

                Resolve any remaining issues & actions to unblock work in the 1-6 Week window

                  Communicate a schedule tasking list to Materials & Logistics 2 weeks out

                    Reviewing the 7–26-week schedule window when required

                    Your skills and experiences:


                      HNC in Engineering or equivalent work experience

                        Previous high-level stakeholder management experience and networking

                          Proficiency in Microsoft Packages (Experience working with KPI's & reporting)

                            Trade or Manufacturing support Background


                              Production, Planning, and control 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 Dreadnought Direct Team:

                                  You will be a skilled communicator, both written through report writing and verbal, possessing a good level of diplomacy and influencing skills to enable successful interaction with a range of stakeholders.

                                  A team player with a personal drive for high performance in yourself and others, with a flexible approach to challenges.

                                  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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