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Inventory Management Assistant


Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:              Inventory Management Assistant
Location:              Bristol, UK – working from home options available 
Compensation:    Competitive + benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 44522


Make your skills count

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Inventory Management Assistant at our Bristol Business Park site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Mission Systems 


The Inventory Management Assistant is based within our Mission Systems business area.


Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.


The role


The difference our new Inventory Management Assistant will make


As an Inventory Management Assistant, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Delivering an agile administrative support package to the newly in service QEC aircraft carriers and Type 45 Destroyers as both classes transition from their build phase, MSSP encompasses engineering assistance, design configuration control, supply chain and inventory management; with Babcock providing safety and Through Life Management advice and guidance as a System Technical Authority.


Day to day, you’ll manage the inventory tracking system to record deliveries, shipments and stock levels; evaluates deliveries, shipments and product levels to improve inventory control procedures; Analyse daily product and supply levels to anticipate inventory problems and shortages; manage schedules of employees, deliveries and shipments to optimise operations and communicate with inventory employees to meet business goals and address personnel issues.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based from home with rare travel to the office when required. 

Essential experience


•    Strong administration experience/background ideally in business, logistics, systems engineering, supply chain management or similar
•    Experience working with inventory management software and forecasting strategies
•    Experience conducting tracking and data analysis


What we offer


Generous benefits including:


•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.  If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:  07/12/2022 




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