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Procurement Specialist

Requisition ID 156479BR Date updated 03/18/2020
Purchasing Specialist
Waddington

Overview
The role will be integral to the material supply activity at Waddington by professionally undertaking and delivering key supply activities whilst operating within demanding cost and delivery parameters.

Nature and Scope
Summary of key responsibilities / activities include:-
Liaise with internal departments. to understand business needs to ensure requirements are met
Process requisitions and demands
Identify supply solutions
Process outgoing “Request for Quote” obtaining value for money
Enter Purchase Orders onto system
Update and maintain Demands Register
Expedite Deliveries and Repair Returns
Arrange return and repair of stock items
Resolve invoice / delivery queries
Maintenance of department records using IT packages such as Microsoft Work, Excel, and Access etc.
Work on SCM metrics and objectives
Represent the department/company at supplier/customer meetings

Competencies
Knowledge and experience of purchasing and supply chain procedures
Ability to assess and manage personal workload without close supervision
Organisational skills
Task orientated with an attention to detail
IT literate (in particular spreadsheets and presentations)

Personal Characteristics
Self-motivated individual with the ability to work within a dynamic supply chain function.
Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a small team in a highly pressurised environment.
Excellent communication skills with both internal customers and external suppliers.

Education & Experience
Essential
Previous experience within a Purchasing and/or Inventory Management environment
Previous experience within an Engineering and/or Manufacturing environment.
Qualified to at least A-Level standard (minimum) or equivalent.

Desirable
Appropriate professional Supply Chain Management qualification.
Experience of working within the Defence/Aerospace industry.
SAP experience

Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required).

For further details on Raytheon AISR visit - https://www.raytheon.com/uk/capabilities/raytheon-in-the-uk/airborneisr

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

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Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week with a 9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold available).

Diversity:
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council. All Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding careers.

156479
Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
Supply Chain/Purchasing

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Waddington

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