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Date: 30-Jan-2023

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.


QinetiQ is developing at an incredible pace year on year and we’re not slowing down!


This is an exciting phase in our history and we are looking for an experienced Logistics Officer, based in Melbourne that will see you working within our Engineering Services division.   


You’ll share our values of Performance, Collaboration and Integrity, and our purpose to protect the safety and security of our nation. Joining our talented team, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive environment with an enviable culture which inspires our people to deliver their best work.


As the Logistics Officer, your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to;


  • Responsible for accurate data entry in the MRP system to ensure stock levels are accurately reflected in the system
  • Monitor, stock take and control levels of consumables and manage relevant SDS (electronic/manual) registers with a risk based approach
  • Hands-on role with a blend of manual handling, forklift driving with some warehouse systems administration responsibility
  • Maintain inventory levels and re-order as required
  • Record keeping, filing and management of specific registers and documents as required.
  • Management of procurement relating to QinetiQ Technology and Engineering Centre (QTEC) core and ad hoc sustainment/engineering contracts as required
  • Support the QTEC Quality Engineer for all quality assurance and governance activities as required IAW the QTEC and QinetiQ quality policies
  • Support the Workshop Manager and perform appropriate maintenance planning, scheduling and forecasting as required including raising maintenance packages
  • Ensuring the integrity and proper storage of goods in the warehouse
  • Pick parts and make them available for assembly as required by production
  • Co-ordinating freight booking, consignments and pricing
  • Making sure smooth flow with parts organisation, preparation and availability of parts as per task list
  • Supporting maintenance and production activities as needed


To be successful in the role of Logistics Officer, you will need demonstrated experience, knowledge & skills in the following areas:


  • Current Drivers licence
  • Forklift driving license or the willingness to undertake forklift operator training
  • First Aid qualification or the willingness to undertake first aid training
  • Previous experience as a warehouse store person or equivalent role
  • Familiarity with inventory systems, management and processes
  • Familiarity with barcoding of stock items
  • Have excellent organisational skills to ensure that the warehouse and paperwork is managed in an efficient manner
  • Superior attention to detail, fast learner, and with a positive can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professionally presented at all times, reliable and punctual
  • Defence experience (Desirable)
  • Experience interpreting and working with MRP (Desirable)
  • Familiarity with Defence packaging standards (Desirable)



Candidates will be required to obtain an Australian Government secret clearance which will require Australian citizenship. QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates



Life at QinetiQ


Are you ready to be part of a game-changing team leading the development of tomorrow’s technology? When you join QinetiQ, you’ll work alongside some of the industry’s most brilliant minds. We offer generous benefits to support you throughout each stage of your career, including industry-leading flexibility and generous performance rewards. At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.



Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:




As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.