The Boeing Company Procurement Agent in Hampshire, United Kingdom

Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defence systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Our reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and we are the number one U.S exporter in terms of sales.

This role is based out of our Gosport facility where we provide support for the UK’s Chinook fleet of almost 60 helicopters through the Through Life Customer Support (TLCS) contract and the Chinook Engine Support Arrangement (CESA). TLCS is a performance-based capability contract for the Chinook and a flagship programme for the MoD. An initial five year contract was awarded in 2006 as part of a 34 year partnering agreement. It provides heavy depot maintenance, modifications and upgrades including urgent operational requirements with associated engineering technical support, spares, supply chain management, battle damage repairs, intheatre maintenance and repairs and modifications.

Due to a coupe of members of the current team moving onto another programme we have two Procurement Agents positions become available.


The Procurement Agent acts as an authorized agent of the company with responsibility for managing all supplier-related activities and the authority to commit company resources through contracts and agreements.

Other responsibilities include:

Develops procurement solutions, identifies viable sources, develops and issues requests for information, quotations, and proposals. Conducts bidder conferences as required. Leads the proposal analysis process and selects best value source.

Leads the supplier proposal analysis process and selects best value source. Negotiates pricing and other contract terms and conditions. Prepares and executes the negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements. Interprets and enforces contract terms and conditions. Defines performance expectations, establishes metrics, evaluates and monitors performance and meets with suppliers and Boeing partners to ensure compliance to the contract.

Interprets and enforces contract terms and conditions. Documents procurement decisions, creates contract correspondence, and administers contract changes between the company and suppliers. Ensures compliance with all relevant Boeing procedures and contract requirements. Integrates activities with internal and external customers and suppliers to fulfill contract requirements and reconcile contract issues. Manages contract terminations and closeouts.

Integrates and coordinates customer requirements, identifies sources, prepares bid packages and conducts bidder conferences

Collaborates with Integrated Product Teams, business partners and functional groups to manage sourcing strategy.

Develops supply base strategies to right size supplier base. Develops and implements supplier controls and measurements including preferred and certified suppliers.

Works with suppliers to develops improvement plans and monitors progress. Leads regular supplier performance reviews. Builds successful supplier relationships.

We are seeking to recruit talented individuals already working within a supply chain/procurement working environment ideally with the combination of skills required to carry out tasks, as described in the job description.

In addition being CIPS or MCIPS qualified would be benefical.

In return Boeing offers competitive salary, excellent benefit package and an opportunity to work in a fast paced and exciting environment.

This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll. PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job: *Procurement Agent

Organization: *Boeing Defence United Kingdom

Title: Procurement Agent

Location: GBR-Hampshire-Gosport

Requisition ID: 1700010874