My client within the automotive industry are seeking an experienced Cost Estimator to interface between the engineering & design team and procurement to provide Material, Capital (Vendor Tooling), Design and Development, and Prototype Estimates to support multiple programs from inception through to completion to ensure all cost targets set with external suppliers are 'value for money'.
The ideal candidate will:
Have previous experience in Cost Estimating
Have worked within automotive, Manufacturing or Engineering
Have an excellent understanding or manufacturing process
Have conducted Make V's Buy Scenarios
Understand the cost of raw materials in the manufacturing process
A degree in mechanical engineering is desireable