Logistics Operative - Driver

Job Description

Logistics Operative - Driver

Would you like to influence and drive continual improvements within the logistics function? We currently have a vacancy for a Logistics Operative - Driver at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Logistics Operative - Driver you will be working alongside other Logistics Operatives within the wider Logistics team servicing our customers. You will be responsible for managing the control of materials, tools and consumables from receipt to despatch / delivery whilst maintaining system applications.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in an interesting role because of the ability to contribute to the manufacturing of world class submarines across multiple programmes; this role is very varied due to the nature of the tasks and the possibility of self-development.

Your main responsibilities as a Logistics Operative - Driver will involve:

Undertaking a range of generic Logistic activities in a safe and professional manner

Working safely at all times, complying with health and safety and other relevant regulations and guidelines

Following relevant instructions and be able to use effectively and efficiently relevant documentation and IT systems that support the logistic activities

Checking the completed activity to ensure that all operations have been finished to meet the required specification

Using associated tools and specialist equipment safely and effectively

Your skills and qualifications as a Logistics Operative - Driver :


Functional Knowledge of Logistics Transportation

Experience Driving articulated vehicles

Driving Licence which includes (Class 1) C+E and D

Valid Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)

Valid Digital Tachograph Card

PCV Licence

Clean driving licence (Full UK)


Experience of contributing to continuous improvement and working within a team

What we're looking for in you:

You should be able to deal with internal/external stakeholders across multiple levels and functions. You will be well organised with ability to manage multiple priorities and plan accordingly

You must have strong communication skills when dealing with all levels of stakeholders.

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.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and 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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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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