Would you like to work within an exciting team, working on current contracts, new bids and supply chain requirements? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Professional at our site in Telford.
As a Procurement Professional, you will be working within the Category supply area executing the sourcing process based on the Category Strategy, production volumes and unique project requirements.
This role will provide you with exposure to both internal and external customers, with a focus on gaining experience and understanding of the Procurement environment.
Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Professional will involve:
Contributing to the performance of the Procurement Category team to deliver benefits in terms of Quality, Cost Reduction, Supplier Management Continuous Improvement and Innovation
Providing professional expertise to all stakeholders and support to the management of a specialist Procurement package, through the deployment of Category Strategies and management of allocated Suppliers (Tactical)
Engaging with various stakeholders to ensure the programme, products and in-service strategies are integrated into sourcing selection, negotiation, and contracting strategies, in line with business objectives and processes
Managing supplier performance and relationships to ensure delivery, quality, financial stability and in-service performance
Reporting upon Key Performance Indicators to identify and monitor allocated supplier performance through the use of Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People framework and inputting this into the monthly submission to the IDT Business Balanced Scorecard and the Procurement Balanced Scorecard
Timely creation, revision and maintenance of Schedule Agreements and Purchase Orders within SAP, for their assigned suppliers
Creating and maintaining Procurement SAP data related to their allocated category area including, but not limited to, Material Masters, Purchasing Information Records, Source Lists, Vendor Masters, Schedule Agreements and Purchase Orders in line with the Business Management System.
Ensuring all Import/Export Control data relating to their allocated category area is correct and maintained
Your skills and qualifications as a Procurement Professional:
MCIPS qualified or working towards
Engineering/ Manufacturing/ Automotive industry experience would be desirable
Knowledge of using SAP or ERP systems
Experience of working closely with suppliers, conducting onsite visits
Transactional procurement and contract management experience
Risk Management and Supply chain vulnerability experience would be beneficial
Experience or knowledge of ethical procurement processes/methodology
Commodity/ supplier strategy knowledge/experience
What we're looking for in you:
You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must be confident to express new ideas, embracing change and challenging stakeholders where necessary. You will be deadline driven, being able to work closely with stakeholders at all levels building strong working relationships
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Land UK
Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.
We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.