Procurement Engineer

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire, N. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £16.97 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kelly Young

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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An exciting opportunity has become available for Procurement Engineers to work for BAE Systems in their Air business. The role is working in the Procurement Shared Service - Air Capability & Equipment Organisation to aid the supplier management teams dealing with issues & backlogs following implementation of a new ERP system (LN).
Key Responsibilities will be :-

- Raise purchase orders

- Provide support to the Procurement Team

- Prepare information for internal meetings
- Achieve cash in and cash out targets

- Improve Supplier performance.
- Secure supplier bids to ensure new business are aligned with the customer.

- Place and Manage Purchase Orders onto Suppliers.

- Preparation and release of significant RFPs together with detailed assessment of incoming proposals.

- Building relationships with other internal disciplines and the Supply Base to enhance operational performance.

- Support project requirements to ensure needs and targets are met.

- To provide for and attend Internal & External meetings.

- Manage Supplier Performance KPIs to ensure on time delivery to a high standard of Quality.

- Help the supplier management teams with dealing with issues and backlogs following LN implementation.

The successful candidate will have good interpersonal, influencing & negotiating skills with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels and form relationships with internal / external customers. You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook. You will have good communication and team working skills and will be self-motivated.

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

Buyer; vendor management; supply chain; procurement; purchasing; supplier management; risk management; negotiation; supplier performance; purchase orders; ERP systems; MS Office; influencing skills; shipping; ITAR; spares and repairs