Project Controller and Product Data Engineer

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness
15 May 2019
20 May 2019
Grainne Henderson
Defence, Marine
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Project Controller and Product Data Engineer

Would you like to work within an interesting role, supporting the Submarines business unit? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Controller and Product Data Engineer at our site in Barrow-In-Furness.

As a Project Controller and Product Data Engineer, you will be working you will be working to achieve and exceed business objectives and targets in the areas of product quality, schedule adherence; cost and product delivery lead-times. Your role will be varied and interesting and involves working with new to market products and platforms.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to engage with internal and external stakeholders. Within this role every day is different, dealing with a variety of stakeholders and establishing needs of customers with varied queries. There is potential for opportunities may arise within this team to progress up to the next level or wider within the BAE sector.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Controller and Product Data Engineer

Will involve:

Creating and configuration managing product master data.

Preparing and managing production planning information and process control documentation (e.g. process plans and routings, manufacturing schedules) to achieve optimal operating efficiencies.

Preparing and managing Bills of Materials through SAP (including engineering/manufacturing change and configuration control management).

Providing production control support to shop floor activities including vehicle upgrade, modification, component repairs and the manufacture of spares as required.

Preparing and managing production planning and scheduling information and process control documentation (e.g. Production Works Orders, Service Orders/Notifications, process plans and routings, manufacturing instructions and schedules) to achieve optimal operating efficiencies and effectiveness.

Establishing and maintaining manufacturing resource forward load data.

Analysing performance by project, generating reports and corrective action plans to address issues as required.

Identifying, justifying and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement.

Actively participating in and promoting all aspects of the business SHE Management system.

Providing technical and administrative support to the Operations Management team as required.

Participating fully in make/buy decision making process.

Your skills and qualifications:


Detailed operating knowledge of SAP is essential

Manufacturing change control and configuration control management is essential

Manufacturing planning and scheduling tools and techniques is essential

Experience of managing Production Works Orders, Service Notifications and Service Orders is essential

Knowledge of continuous improvement tools and techniques

Knowledge of applicable business quality standards

Knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental legislation and best practice

Experience of performance monitoring, measurement and reporting


Knowledge or experience of Teamcentre is desirable

Manufacturing Bill of Material creation and management through SAP

What we're looking for in you:

You must be an organised and self-motivated individual with the ability to work individually or as part of team, often with cross functional teams in a project based environment.

Location: Barrow-In-Furness

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


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