Would you like to play a highly varied role working in a busy environment in Submarine Solutions? We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Professional at our site in Barrow.
As a Procurement Professional, you will be responsible for supporting procurement activities within integrated project teams for the delivery of multiple cross-functional engagements. This role includes the development of procurement strategies and plans, supplier performance management and contract management initiatives.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to take part in making a positive difference on the whole boat programme as this role will be at the forefront of this development.
Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Professional will involve:
Have a sound understanding of and apply the Quality Management System documentation e.g. Policy, Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to comply with Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) rules and control measures.
Support the development, review and update of relevant systems and processes to ensure the effective delivery of activities in assigned areas.
Support team members to self-verify work to ensure adherence to relevant business systems procedures, policies and processes. Provide guidance to enable the team to produce right first time information.
Develop, maintain and manage key relationships both internally and externally. Lead team members to promote effective cross functional collaboration and deliver procurement support and guidance to other functions as required
Contribute knowledge and experience to support Continuous Improvement and Learning from
Experience activity across the Supply Chain function.
Your skills and qualifications:
Supply Chain experience in a similar role
Experience of working on large contracts and negotiating terms and conditions
Proven track record of supporting stakeholder engagement within a highly regulated environment
Experience of ERP Systems
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Experience of managing data and generating reports
What we're looking for in you:
You’ll be driven but patient, imaginative, analytical and open to implementing changes and new ideas. You’ll also possess excellent communication skills and able manage professional relationships.
The role will require close working with numerous stakeholders and the ideal candidate will be able to work collaboratively across networks.
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.
Maritime – Submarines
Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.
Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.
We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
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.