At Rolls-Royce, we create pioneering technology – from the jet engines that fly us around the world today, to the hybrid-electric propulsion systems of tomorrow. But did you know that just one aero engine is made up of around 30,000 parts? Or that 80% of these parts are bought from external suppliers by our procurement experts? And it’s not just engine parts – anything we can’t make ourselves, from
Procurement is an essential part of our business. Our procurement division includes hundreds of professionals and spends over £8 billion every single year. Join us on this unique apprenticeship, and you’ll learn on the job working alongside experts, studying for an industry-recognised procurement qualification at the same time.
Over what is typically two years, you’ll get the best of both worlds, combining classroom learning with real, on-the-job training. As well as learning from our experts and gaining the kind of valuable practical experience you simply can't get at college, you’ll also study for a recognised professional qualification with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
You won’t just be earning while you learn. You’ll also be doing real work, helping us deliver amazing products and services you can be proud of.
What you’ll do
As part of the team, you’ll get involved in selecting suppliers, negotiating the best deals,
What you’ll get
A competitive salary starting from £11,932
A competitive pension, and 33 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
Work with expert mentors and career coaches
Study part-time for a Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply qualification (CIPS) fully funded
What you’ll need
You’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 5 or B or above, including Maths and English Language (obtained or predicted). You’ll also need to be a great communicator, good with people and able to present information and data clearly. A talented problem solver, you’re always willing to share ideas (and you’ll have plenty of them).
Who we are
Whether we’re building the world’s most efficient large aero-engine or supporting NASA missions on the edge of space, Rolls-Royce is all about innovation. We invest £1 billion every year into research and
We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, race/colour/nationality/ethnic or national origins, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation.