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Job #: R-00125246
Location: Essex, GB
Category: Intern Non-Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: UK - BPSS
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: UK

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Description

Procurement & Supply Apprentice 

Based from our Wickford office

Are you looking for apprenticeship where you can learn a wide range of skills, work with customers and suppliers in a small, friendly team and part of a global manufacturer?

Leidos is a truly global business, supplying several industries from Automotive manufacturing, airport security and detection equipment to energy. From our site in Wickford (Essex), we design and manufacture a number of parts, jigs and fixtures which are used in the process of manufacturing new cars.

We are looking for an apprentice to join our Procurement & Supply team, to learn and perform procurement duties to ensure the business has a continuous supply of parts, machinery and materials so we can fulfil customer orders.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will receive extensive on-the-job training and mentoring form the team, you will complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship through CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) which is an 19 month course and also have access to our learning portal to hone your knowledge and skills in a wide range of other business areas from getting better at using Excel to career building courses like Team Leading

Some of your duties as a Procurement & Supply Apprentice will be;

  • To carry out the effective procurement of materials and services in-line with the business needs
  • Monitor relevant Engineering releases, requisitions and follow up with manufacturing
  • Ensure that all items for procurement are within the relevant budget and comply with all appropriate strategies, and to raise any anomalies
  • Monitor and appropriately report cost and delivery performance against the relevant budgets and timing plans
  • Daily order progressing
  • Investigate any invoice, cost or quality queries

Why should you join Leidos?

We are problem solvers – we often have to think on our feet to solve problems, minimising downtime in our manufacturing processes and finding solutions to challenges.

Development and Career Opportunities – Learning and Development are key parts of growth here at Leidos, we invest in formal and on the job training to help employees expand their knowledge. There are many ways to expand and diversify your skills, with lots of different career paths to follow.

Reward – we offer a competitive package with great benefits from a pension scheme (contribution matched up to 8%), private medical insurance and life assurance with loads of flexible benefits including dental insurance, gym flex and shopping discounts.

About You

Confident in communicating with lots of different people – you’ll be talking to customers, suppliers and internal teams including engineering and manufacturing.

Good attention to detail and organisation skills.

Able to work in a team and independently.

Capable problem solver

English and Maths GCSEs at Level 5 or above

Ideally hold a driving license or at least able to commute to Wickford on daily basis.

Due to the nature of our business, you must be able to obtain and maintain BPSS clearance.

Original Posting Date:

2023-12-18

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:

12/18/2023

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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