BAE Systems

BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK
18 Oct, 2018
Inventory Optimisation Specialist We currently have a vacancy for an Inventory Optimisation Specialist reporting to the M777 MIS Lead within our Weapons UK business for BAE Systems based at our Barrow in Furness site. As an Inventory Optimisation Specialist you will be responsible for executing, maintaining and developing the Inventory Optimisation systems for the M777 Lightweight Towed Howitzer Life Cycle Sustainment Programme. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop in an Inventory Optimisation Specialist area which includes the extraction and manipulation of data and data analysis. Your main responsibilities as an Inventory Optimisation Specialist will involve: Developing a detailed understanding of the principles of Inventory Optimisation and applying those principles using the current Inventory Optimisation platforms; using these principles to generate forecasts for spares demand and make available to MIS team leader. Understand and interrogate the Business Intelligence systems, process & extract data via Excel or by running SQL scripts. Operating in accordance with the Company policies and procedures The ability to quickly adapt to new business software packages (SYSPRO, SAP). Create metrics and measures to demonstrate how the IO software is improving stock health. Work with Microsoft SharePoint web pages to allow graphs & metric data to be published on the BAE Systems intranet. Ensure that information meets all ATF and Import/Export Compliance regulations. Maintaining safe working practices at all times. Your skills and qualifications: Qualified to degree level / HNC or equivalent qualification or experience in computing / manufacturing / inventory optimisation / logistics. Knowledge and understanding of web based systems, HTML, Microsoft SharePoint and preferably Microsoft SQL. Good planning, scheduling, time management, organisational, and interpersonal skills. Willing to undertake web based and in house training in order to progress to the required levels. Good Microsoft Office skills. What we're looking for in you: We are seeking a proactive, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. It is essential that the individual is numerically strong, IT literate, willing to learn and has the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria Salary: Competitive Benefits Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. BAE Systems – Weapon Systems UK   As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services organisation in the USA, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, small and medium calibre barrels and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer’s trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities. Our UK manufacturing site is based at BAE Systems Barrow in Furness site and is supported by a design team which includes Electronics, Software and Mechanical engineering disciplines. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Our commitment to our employees and their development is always a priority and our investment in you means working for us will provide you with endless opportunities to create your desired career with us. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process. 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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation. Job Pgrm/Proj. Management Primary LocationGB-ENG-CMA-Barrow-in-Furness Closing Date 31/Oct/18, 12:59:00 AM