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:
Manage own contracts in accordance with all the Supply Chain processes and procedures.
Maintain the required levels of reporting associated with:
a) Progress manufacturing phases
b) Cost management
c) Spend management
d) Supplier Performance (SPR)
e) Schedule delivery performance
Maintenance and creation of RFQs and Purchase Orders in SAP
Maintenance and creation of Team Center chronicles and workflows
Be accountable for all related Supply Chain activity in line with area of responsibility in support of the Supply Chain Functional Plan at BAE Systems (Barrow).
Procure required items in line with business objectives, with effective contract management throughout.
Manage risk and opportunities throughout the life of your contracts
Your skills and qualifications:
Purchasing skills such as: RFQ- Purchase Order, Expediting, Manage Deliveries
Previous experience of interpreting Supplier performance metrics and to work with suppliers to address performance shortfalls.
Have good problem solving capabilities within a highly regulated industry
A good knowledge of financial aspects of the role and understanding what actions need to be taken if performance in these areas is not meeting the desired standard.
Run Contract Management Reviews with Suppliers and take appropriate actions.
Familiarisation with SAP and Team Center (Desirable)
What we're looking for in you:
Ability to plan resources and re-act to the changing demands through the life cycle of the various projects. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels to a variety of stakeholders. The successful must have strong negotiation skills.
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.
Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £500
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.
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.