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Inventory Support Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Melbourne

About the role

Reporting to the Purchasing Team Leader and working closely with the customer, you will be responsible for managing key supply chain and inventory management activities. You will be accountable for facilitating the development of customer relationships through best practices aligned to Babcock’s business objectives.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Undertaking inventory tasks on MILIS, including raising and approving requisitions;
  • Reviewing and actioning AIMS tasks;
  • Reviewing and actioning corporate reports, including Quality Management Procedures and MILIS data quality;
  • Adopting a systematic approach for identification and management of inventory risks, in order to avoid, mitigate or eliminate negative impacts to Babcock and our customers;
  • Engage with key internal and external stakeholders in all aspects of inventory and supply chain, to create value-add and innovative solutions to business needs;
  • Ensuring commercial risk to Babcock is effectively managed by ensuring adherence to Babcock’s due diligence requirements at all times.


About you

You will be an Inventory Support Officer with MILIS experience. You will ideally have experience in operational and engineering services-based supply chain environment with strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.


You will also have:

  • Australian Citizen with Defence security clearance (or the ability to obtain).
  • Previous experience using  Military Integrated Logistic Information Systems (MILIS). 
  • Analytical skills, with decision making based on detailed analysis and interpretation of complex data.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of a collaborative working approach including building partnerships and alliances.
  • Ability to innovate and find alternative solutions to problems.
  • Pro-active, resourceful and able to prioritise competing demands.
  • Clear track record of compliance to high ethical standards and codes of conduct.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you|

  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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