We currently have a vacancy for a Releasing Officer at our site in Rochester.
As a Releasing Officer, you will be working as part of a small flexible team with responsibility for planning and supporting the release of equipment from Operations.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of the project team liaising with different stakeholders and being part of the integrated manufacturing team.
Your main responsibilities as a Releasing Officer will involve:
Ensuring that release activity is performed expediently
Producing and signing relevant release certification
Documenting and reporting any failures of products
Preparing failure reports
Coordinating release activities with customers
Coordinating activities with Internal Logistics
Contributing proactively to improvements
Your skills and qualifications as a Releasing Officer:
Engineering / Manufacturing background (ideally aviation)
Customer facing experience both internal and external
Experience interpreting standards
Operationally and strategically minded
Electrical and / or mechanical or optical background within Engineering
Desirable HNC or equivalent
What we're looking for in you:
You will have the ability to build and maintain excellent relationships across all levels within the business. You will be proactive with an enthusiastic approach to work. You will have excellent communication, problem solving and organisation skills.
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 is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.
We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.
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.