Raytheon UK

Procurement Specialist

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom, Broughton
10 May 2019
29 Jul 2019
Job Type
Procurement Specialist


Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager the successful candidate will be an integral part of a busy Procurement team managing day to day demands for Aircraft Components, general commodities and services.
The candidate should have prior experience in a procurement role and knowledge of industry practices ideally in a manufacturing and / or Aviation business.
Good communication skills are essential as is the ability to effectively liaise with all levels of personnel and management at a broad range of Suppliers to negotiate pricing and manage complex delivery schedules.
The role will involve working closely with all areas of the business and with line management to help inform strategic decisions.

Main Duties:
Creation of Requests for Quotation and select suppliers for both Build to Print drawing and standard equipment.
Creation of Purchase orders
Reconcile delivery and invoice queries with suppliers, challenging discrepancies
Assessment of supplier capabilities, ensuring value for money
Performance of Due Diligence & Governance
Implementation of standard Supplier Agreements
Management and measurement of suppliers
Maintenance of purchase orders / open order books
Identification and implementation of cost reduction initiatives
Identification and implementation of supplier performance improvement actions
Support daily +/or weekly reviews with internal customers

Essential Skills
Good communication/ influencing/ relationship building skills at all levels
Discipline of execution with urgency
Results/ goal driven
Good financial awareness
Good time management, prioritisation and organisational skills
Knowledge of MRP/ SAP
Innovative problem solver with analytical mind
Experience of supply chain solutions
Attention to detail
Continuous improvement skillset
Basic understanding of the application and meaning of Standard Terms & Conditions.
Able to resolve simple and moderately complex supplier disputes.
Flexible and positive attitude, able to keep a col head in a busy working environment.

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

Desirable Skills:
Interpretation of engineering drawings and ability to engage with Suppliers on Engineering related issues.
Experience in operating performance based scorecards and improving poor Supplier performance.
Understands the basics of Import / Export issues and their implication.
MCIPS certified.

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

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets.
Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions.
With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

Raytheon Career Development:
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 enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.


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), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

136764BR 136764
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Supply Chain/Purchasing

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Broughton

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