Procurement Professional


Procurement Professional

Would you like to an exciting opportunity within our Jigs supply chain team working with the wider Jigs and Tools IPT which means working with Project Managers, Quality & Engineering personnel for the Dreadnought submarines. We currently have a vacancy for a Procurement Professional at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Procurement Professional, you will be working in the Jigs and Tools Organisation which is fast moving & challenging where all members of the Supply Chain team are involved from the beginning to the end of a full procurement lifecycle from development, RFQ through manufacture & delivery .

This role will be at the forefront of this development and will give you the opportunity to have a positive impact on this programme.

Your main responsibilities as a Procurement Professional will involve:

Managing the relationship with a number of Jigs suppliers across Transactional and Major Sub-contracting routes.

Managing the Order Book of those suppliers from RFQ through to delivery & payment, ensuring all systems are up to date and the Suppliers and Project managers have the required information and that the jigs are delivered on time, to the right quality standards.

Providing regular reporting of progress, deliveries and issues.

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential Skills:

Procurement/ buying experience

Experience of using a Procurement system such as SAP

Highly analytical

Excellent numerical skills

Able to review information & provide challenges, where appropriate, to peers


CIPS qualification

What we're looking for in you:

To have the ability to work as part of a team at pace, be professional within the procurement field and be flexible at all points of the procurement lifecycle.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

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.

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.