Procurement Agent Fixed Wing Production

  • Job Reference: 00000410435
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2024
  • Employer: Boeing
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  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services

Job Description

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Boeing Defence UK Supply Chain team!

The Role:

This position will be diverse supporting fixed wing military derivative programme, supporting a fast paced operational environment with sourcing and procurement expertise.


Boeing is seeking an expert procurement professional with procurement life-cycle experience to join the team as a Procurement Agent who will be able to:

  • Implement Supplier management and procurement ensuring compliance with associated Boeing processes

  • Integrates programme, customer product and in-service strategies into overall Supply Chain solution development

  • Creation of the supply chain architecture strategy and support internal make buy strategies and workshare decisions to best meet the customer needs

  • Establish flexible and innovative contracting strategies

  • Prepare and complete negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements including Proprietary Information Agreements

  • Conduct risk issue and opportunity management

  • Support the management of supply and demand schedules, supplier quality delivery and financial performance

  • Initiates and carries out supplier improvement activities and integrates results into contracting strategies

  • Provide strategic and transactional support to the purchase of goods and services where required

  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships and partnerships with senior partners, peers and relevant functional areas

This role will require onsite support in Birmingham regularly and requires office attendance on an ad hoc basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in supporting proposals, contract terms and conditions development, and negotiation efforts

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Experience supporting cross-functional teams

  • Ability to acquire UK SC security clearance

  • Social skills and customer focus are critical to be successful in the role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working within a high impact bid and proposal teams

  • Experience in procurement in manufacturing/production environment

Important information regarding this requisition:

This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants.

This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security Clearance for which the UK Government requires UK residency. The successful candidate will hold, or have the ability to obtain, Security Clearance (SC).

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world's most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.