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BAE Systems

Supply Chain Industrial Placement

Job/scheme locations: 
Cumbria, Portsmouth
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
30/11/2021

On a Undergraduate Placement, over 12 months, you will be expected to be involved in a number of areas in order to develop a broad understanding of the Procurement Services we are involved with.

Working in Procurement enables you to take up a variety of roles to help ensure that to that we deliver the right products, at the right time and at the right cost to the required quality. Your role will be varied; ranging from undertaking supplier visits to a more analytical focus of developing procurement strategies.

The Supply Chain team is an important support function in one of the world’s most exciting defence companies. We provide world-class sourcing, contract and supplier management capability to Maritime Services to deliver increased product or service quality, reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and enhance operating efficiencies without compromising quality, safety, health or the environment.

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities

•    You’ll ensure that activity delivers value for money through planned and skilful management, typically coordinating supplier selection.
•    Subsequent and appropriate management of the supply base (SRM); contract negotiations, placement and management of all third party requirements in relevant categories / projects.
•    You’ll develop relationships with stakeholders and maintain stakeholder maps, you’ll also be responsible for producing key reports and presentations to those same stakeholders.

As a minimum requirement you’ll need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, a 2.2 in your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree 

What we have on offer for you! 

Take your first steps in a career that motivates rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one.  Our graduate scheme will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate situations that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference

Security/ Export Control 

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.

Working with us

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
South East, North West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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