BAE Systems
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Procurement Summer Internship

Job description

Responsible for undertaking procurement related tasks with learning tailored towards developing the individual to becoming capable of progression by undertaking all aspects of procurement related activity to cost, quality and schedule.

What you will be doing

A variety of procurement and supply chain transactional and strategic activities, including but not limited to strategic sourcing and tendering, contract negotiation and implementation, supplier and contract management, material resource planning and strategic logistical planning. You may carry out specific duties such as investigating material requirements and shortages, creating invitation to tenders, managing supplier quotations, drafting contract terms and conditions, negotiating with suppliers, placing purchase orders, managing major and commodity sub contracts, reviewing and managing supplier performance, and managing material delivery and storage.

You will be expected to use a variety of business systems to execute these activities and company funded travel to suppliers is expected as part of the role.

Security / export control statement
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.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

Every placement will be challenging, exciting and inspiring.

What we are looking for

All roles within Maritime - Submarines are restricted to British citizens who do not hold dual nationality. Unfortunately, if you do not meet these criteria it will not be possible to take your application any further. This does not, however, exclude you from working for other parts of the BAE Systems organisation and further information regarding potential roles can be found at


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. We will consider candidates from any discipline. We are looking for hard working and driven individuals who are able to engage with a variety of different internal and external stakeholders that understand the importance of supply chain and procurement in the delivery of our programs. We are looking for excellent Microsoft office skills, along with the ability to operate in both a strategic and operational procurement and supply chain environment.

Accepted degree subjects

  • economics
  • mathematics
  • business and management studies
  • geology and geographical science
  • politics
  • history
  • languages
  • law and legal studies

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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