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Procurement Agent - P8

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1900035805 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location Bristol Bristol 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 Fixed Wing team for a Procurement Agent 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 Fixed Wing which will include, but not be limited to; Supplier assessment, development of sourcing strategies, Contract negotiation and implementation along with Supplier performance evaluation and improvement management.


The successful candidate will need to be adaptable and a creative thinker with the ability to liaise and work alongside a number of functional disciplines to help develop and form the strategic supply chain approach to support the Fixed Wing programme.


  • 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 development of bid packages including supplier source selection and proposal evaluation (in compliance with the Boeing Integrated Business Acquisition Process (IBAP).
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships and partnerships with senior stakeholders, peers and relevant functional areas.
  • Prepare, negotiate and execute all forms of contractual documentation including; Proprietary Information Agreements and Terms and Conditions
  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues with suppliers by determining root cause and developing corrective action.


All information provided will be checked and may be verified


Program Management

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

  • Ideally hold a Business or Supply Chain Management degree
  • Preferably CIPS level 6 qualified or working towards this level
  • Ideally supply chain experience in an aerospace environment, or similar environment


All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

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 IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 25 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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