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Material Planner

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Cheltenham

Job Title:         Material Planner
Location:         Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GB, GL51 6SR
Compensation:    Circa £ 30,000.00 + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Contract
Job ID:         SF41336

Babcock UK Aviation has an exciting opportunity for a Material Planner based in our Onshore Office at Gloucestershire Airport, which will support the aviation fleet in the UK. Your position is being developed as part of a recent re-structure making it an exciting time to join the team.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an experienced material planner to ensure material is available to support the aviation fleet. You’ll lead conversations with internal stakeholders on scheduled inputs and managing the impact of those requirements. You’ll also has responsibility for inventory management ensuring it is being optimised. This is a great opportunity to work with various stakeholders and make a real impact to how we deliver on time to our customers. 

What will you be doing?
•    Work with Engineering and the customer to understand packages of work and key milestones
•    Actively manage inventory, looking at aging, usage and optimisation
•    Prepare scenario plans for new supply chain solutions
•    Identify savings for delivering new customer solutions
•    Manage availability against agreed plans with the internal customer. By forecasting inputs and outputs to meet the agreed plan
•    Drive business improvements, by scrutinising the existing supply chain and offering innovative solution which remove cost from the business

The experience you’ll bring 
•    Inventory Management/ Stock Optimisation
•    Demand Planning - working closely with internal stakeholders on forecasted requirements
•    Material Review (Shelf life, scrap, obsolescence etc.)
•    You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.  


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock  
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


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Application Guidance: 
All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Closing Date: 30/01/2022


Job Segment: Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Engineering

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