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Manufacturing Resource Planner

BAE Systems
£47683 - £52426 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Full Time
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Job Title: Manufacturing Resource Planner

Location: Samlesbury - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £47,683 - £52,426 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

Leading effective reviews with the Line of Business Resource Leads to understand functional labour movements across the AMMSS and Operations Support populations

Maintaining accurate movement data (New Starters, Leavers and Internal Moves) across these populations within the MS Excel-based Functional Resource Models

Interpreting and collating information into a standardised newly-defined format for review across AMMSS and Operations Support

Supporting any recruitment activities and/or Assessment Centres as and when required (in line with the newly established Resourcing Cell)

Building and maintaining relationships across a large diverse stakeholder base

Your skills and experiences:

Proficient in MS Office suite (particularly MS Excel)

Ability to analyse data or situations quickly and work with a complex stakeholder base

Experience with Integrated Business Plan (IBP) processes

Working forwards Qualification/Accreditation of AMP, APICS or similar

Proven expertise in resource skill/capability planning and lean operational principles within a manufacturing environment


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 Air Manufacturing Resource team:

The team provide functional responsibility for the planning, integration and deployment of effective supply solutions for Air Manufacturing People Resources across all Air sites, controlling cross project and site interdependencies to ensure plans are optimised for the benefit of Air Manufacturing.

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.

Closing Date: 1st May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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