Procurement Practitioner

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Marine and Shipbuilding

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.77 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Ward

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


Job Description

Responsible for undertaking procurement related tasks with learning tailored towards developing the individual to becoming capable of progression.

To work within the Offsite Supply Chain Team ( Strategic Steelwork, Jigs & Machining) To be responsible for undertaking aspects of Procurement related to cost, quality & schedule. Ensure that SAP and Team Centre systems are updated in accordance with contract and governance requirements. Provide Procurement duties in line with corporate Supply Chain policy, business requirements and performance objectives .

Additional Information

The following activities are typical of work to be carried out (in full or part) with the appropriate level of guidance and support dependent upon the individuals level of development and capability.
All tasks must be performed with a right first time ethic in order to meet business-wide Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People principles.
*To be able to access and apply, with support/supervision, specific Quality Management System documentation and to comply with Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) rules and control measures.
*Ensure completeness and quality of information, and arrange checking of work by appropriate team members where necessary.
*Demonstrate awareness of risk and opportunity management to address low impact risks within specific scopes of work.
*Update business systems, document management systems and data sources to provide a single point of truth for stakeholders.
*Communicate with internal and external stakeholders - resolve routine problems and escalate when necessary.
*Support continuous improvement / process improvement opportunities and Learning from Experience activity.
*Support audit activity as required


To be able to fit in with a busy office environment, working with people from Supply chain Procurement and with other functions.

Working towards a CIPS qualification would be desirable.

Procurement (buying) experience. Experience of working with a buying system such as SAP (other system experience would be acceptable).