Engineer – Bill of Materials Filton, Gloucestershire

Job title: Engineer – Bill of Materials

Company: BAE Systems

Job description: Description – External

Bill of Materials Engineer

Would you like to play a key part in Maritime Supply Chain and bill of materials management for the Hunter Class Frigate? We currently have a vacancy for a Bill of Materials Engineer at our sites in Scotstoun or Filton.

As a Bill of Materials Engineer you will be working with the core Engineering team to develop a Bill of Materials (BoM) that ranges from complex to commercial off the shelf (COTS) products, presenting the demand to and liaising with Supply Chain closely to fulfil Ship material requirements.

Your main responsibilities as Bill of Materials Engineer will involve:

  • Liaising and communicating with Engineering to develop the bill of materials by contract
  • Management of the BOM within the data set – use of Engineering PDM (Product Data Management – Windchill) and Supply Chain ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning – Aveva) Databases
  • Ensuring quality of data within the BOM
  • Embodying product change as needed
  • Reporting status of material demand process

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Proficient with IT packages – strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of BOMs
  • Experience in a manufacturing background


  • Use of Product Data tool/ ERP tool in previous roles
  • Working experience with Supply Chain stakeholders
  • Relevant HND/ Degree preferable but not necessary

What we’re looking for in you:

You will have attention to detail working with a lot of data, quality minded and process driven. Strong communication and comfortable dealing with all levels of stakeholders and ideally a background in Manufacturing Engineering.

Location: Scotstoun or Filton

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

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click .

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.

Expected salary:

Location: Filton, Gloucestershire

Job date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 07:06:10 GMT

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