Cost Engineer

50000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP100000/annum GBP300+/pd Contract (Negotiable)
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Cost Engineer - Body Systems - Automotive - Coventry - Not JLR/Aston
Our client, a leading Hybrid Automotive OEM are currently recruiting for a Cost Engineer to support the Body Systems department at their head office in Coventry.

The Role:
l Engage with Program Management and Core teams to validate and implement Supply base target cost strategy for program and if it is a Client program to ensure their Engineering and Procurement teams are in agreement prior to submitting Procurement Plan
l Define, review and update best practice processes, technologies and supplier landscape to ensure we have value added offerings for NPI applications. Upload all data to company SharePoint site
l Liaise with Chief Engineers, Design and Procurement team to ensure parts/tooling etc. is delivered on time in full as specified by program MRD
l Capture, coordinate and report all target deviations to Stakeholders. Collate documentation to support resolution e.g. root cause analysis
l Manage and Monitor performance against deliverables

About you:
l Minimum of 5 years' experience in Technical Procurement and New Product Introduction environment, preferably Automotive
l Knowledge of PDM tools, in particular Enovia and Teamcenter
l Prototyping experience would be an advantage
l Flexible and willing to accept challenging and sometimes diverse activities to maintain project deliverables
l Preferably formal Engineering knowledge and capability to read CAD data

This ideal candidate will have experience of Cost Engineer in an Automotive environment and experience of driving "target cost" strategy across multiple programs.

As this is a niche requirement, Cost Engineers or Engineering Estimators with a strong understanding of relevant technical engineering manufacturing costing should apply.

Please apply now for more information or to make a formal application