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Procurement Agent

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1900027030 Date posted 02/11/2019
Location Gosport Hampshire United Kingdom
Job Description

For over a 100 years, Boeing has been making the impossible, possible. From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars, Boeing has become the world's largest aerospace company. And we're just getting started; especially in the UK.


The partnership between Boeing and the UK dates back to the 1930’s and continues to get stronger and deeper, with UK jobs, skills and opportunities being constantly generated to support major UK programmes such as Apache, Chinook, C-17, P-8, ScanEagle, Support Chain Information Services, Government Services and Staffordshire Police, to mention a few.


An opportunity has arisen within the Boeing Defence UK Aircraft Support team for an entry level Procurement Agent (Level 1) who will have responsibility for managing Supply Chain related activities and will hold the authority to commit company resources through the placement of contracts and agreements under a delegation of authority.


This role will be responsible for performing activities related to the acquisition of goods and services in support of Aircraft Support which will include, but not be limited to; Supplier assessment, supplier engagement as supports established contracts, and daily supplier interaction to ensure successful contract delivery.


The successful candidate will need to be an enthusiastic, adaptable and a creative thinker with the ability to liaise and work alongside multiple subject matter experts that are stakeholders to the specific contract.  The successful candidate will be able to quickly learn Boeing processes and systems to be able to sustain, develop and form the strategic supply chain approach to support the Aircraft Support programme. 


The successful candidate does not have to have Procurement experience, but needs to be a bright, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual that is ready to start a career within Boeing within Procurement and Supply Chain.


  • Execution of Supplier management and procurement ensuring compliance with associated Boeing processes
  • Provide transactional support to the purchase of goods and services
  • Support development of supply chain strategies
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, peers and suppliers.
  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues with suppliers by determining root cause and developing corrective action.


BDS Global Operations

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Aptitude for systems and processes – Required

Preferred procurement experience

Preferred Bachelors Degree

Preferred commencement of MCIPS


Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.


Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.


Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/ veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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