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Procurement - Air - Summer Internship

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The Summer Intern roles will cover a number of possible aspects of procurement including contracting, negotiating, project and risk management, cost and finance management, and supplier management and development within the Air Business. Within the role you will typically gain experiences in managing high value purchase contracts in a complex environment, possible multi-national. The roles will develop and maintain complex relationships with our suppliers and identify strategic opportunities within the supply chain. In addition, the roles may have the opportunity to interface with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

  • Purchase order placement
  • Administration and order book management
  • Managing supplier performance using formal measurement techniques
  • Management of ongoing supplier relationships
  • Contract negotiations covering the complete life cycle of a product
  • Aggregation and leverage of spend
  • Identification, management and mitigation of risks within the whole supply chain
  • Delivering value for money solutions

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in the following subjects: Business Management, International Business, Business and Administrative Studies, Law and Politics, Maths, Statistics and Economic Studies, English, History, Geography, Modern Languages.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world. By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do. 

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things.

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