Procurement Officer

BAE Systems

Location: Osborne

Job Type: Full time


At BAE Systems Australia
 Do interesting work that MATTERS
 ENJOY what you do
 GROW your career
 Be YOU

We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the worlds most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

We have two great opportunities for Procurement Officers to join our Supply Chain function working within the Hunter Class Frigate Program. As a procurement officer you will collaborate across a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure on-time and quality material delivery and optimal supplier relationships.
There are over 150 procurement roles BAE Systems Supply Chain function and growing. Joining us as a procurement officer leads to many diverse career opportunities.
These roles will be based out of our Osborne Shipyard office in SA.
We embrace flexible work arrangements at BAE Systems Australia, such as working a 9-day fortnight and hybrid working.
Depending on which procurement officer position best suits you, key responsibilities may include:

  • Leading sourcing activities;
  • Managing and expediting purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of materials;
  • Monitoring production demand and ordering materials, under framework agreements, to meet demand;
  • Managing catalogue parts and supply agreements within Procurement Systems;
  • Collaborating with supplier on material non-conformances and overall performance against KPIs;
  • Supporting major subcontract sourcing and negotiations;
  • Administering major subcontracts;
  • Maintaining supplier records and the accuracy of procurement systems;
  • Ensuring supplier on time payment;

About YOU
You'll have:

  • Working experience in Procurement
  • An ability to form strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.

About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:
As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
Further information regarding security clearances.

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