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 aircraft programmes such as Apache & Chinook helicopters, C-17 Globemaster, P-8A Poseidon and the newly announced E-7 AEW&C to mention a few.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within the Boeing UK Fixed Wing team for a Procurement Agent on the P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft programme who will hold the authority to commit company resources through the placement of supplier contracts.
This role will be responsible for acquisition of goods and services in including; Supplier capability assessments, development of new sourcing strategies, negotiation of high value subcontracts and implementation of a new programme into the UK.
The successful candidate will need to be proactive, an agile thinker able to solve complex problems alongside a number of functions to develop and form the strategic supply chain approach for Fixed Wing programmes.
Tasks will include:
∙ Execution of supplier management and procurement ensuring compliance with associated Boeing processes.
∙ Placing contracts for the purchase of goods and services.
∙ Support development of sourcing strategy for UK Fixed Wing programmes.
∙ Support creation of procurement documentation including pre-qualification and supplier source selection criteria.
∙ Developing strong relationships with stakeholders, peers and relevant functional areas.
∙ Prepare, negotiate and execute all forms of contractual documentation including; Non-Disclosure Agreements and Terms and Conditions
∙ Identify and mitigate supply chain risks, issues and opportunities with for supplier proposals and how they might impact the prime contract.