Production Controller


Washington, Tyne & Wear

Production Controller



Posted by on September 7, 2023.




What you’ll be doing:

  • Plan, schedule and manage Production Works Orders to support the site Master Production Schedule (MPS)

  • Material management including Vendor scheduling, Stock checks, Daily and weekly SAP bookings

  • Control the issue of material throughout the production process in line with the MPS

  • Maintain SAP Data to ensure MRP System effectiveness and data accuracy

  • Liaise with multiple business functions to ensure Manufacturing Schedule Adherence can be achieved both efficiently and effectively

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP systems

  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Excel in particular

  • Experienced in Stores / Stock Control practices and techniques

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders across the site


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 an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Our Production Team:

As a Production Controller, you will support Washington operations by ensuring implementation of processes and procedures that effectively manage, plan and distribute raw material and finished product within Washington to assist production in meeting the contracted delivery dates. Your role will support accurate data capture and analysis of production performance such as efficiency, utilisation and effectivity.

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment.

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:

21st September 2023

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.