Senior Cost Engineer

Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
Up to £37.50 per Hour Ltd Co.
05 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Cost Engineer Reference No: J0011427 Job Title: Senior Cost Engineer Rate: Up to £37.50 per Hour Ltd Co. The Role: *Reporting to the Procurement Director *To work with the Functional Engineering teams to reduce the cost of current products *Drive 'Target cost' strategy within Programs and ensure all changes /deviations are clearly documented. *Aid and support Client based Procurement /Engineering functions and ensure regular transfer of data/information. *Define best practices to instil consistent Cost Engineering working methods across the business *Support Director with the procurement process and in particular Pre-Qualification of potential suppliers *Assist Programme Management team with the definition of future Target Cost strategy for NPI Key Responsibilities and Deliverables: *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 *Manage and Monitor performance against deliverables *Capture, coordinate and report all target deviations to Stakeholders. *Collate documentation to support resolution e.g. root cause analysis *Maintain KPI's and regularly share any key issues with stakeholders *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 *Act as a single point of contact for all Procurement / cost information, issues, etc *Liaise with Chief Engineers, Design and Procurement team to ensure parts/tooling etc. is delivered on time in full as specified by program MRD *Maintain Tools, Processes and Procedures *Achieve Targets in system deliverables *Enhanced value of Engineering Procurement Required Qualifications and Experience: *MS office literate including Excel, Word and PowerPoint *Minimum of 5 years' experience in Technical Procurement and New Product Introduction environment, preferably Automotive *Knowledge of PDM tools, in particular Enovia and Teamcenter *Prototyping experience would be an advantage *Flexible and willing to accept challenging and sometimes diverse activities to maintain project deliverables *Preferably formal Engineering knowledge and capability to read CAD data Excellent package and opportunity. Call Rachel Adams NOW on ************ or apply online. Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply! Here at Cattrell Hudson we pride ourselves on the service we offer to both clients and candidates. Providing the best possible service is mandatory to us, and this has helped us develop and grow our candidate base over the years. We see all of our candidates as individuals and always do our best to meet their expectations. CH Technical Referral Scheme. As part of our candidate attraction strategy we believe it is only right to thank those who point good people in our direction. Dependent on the level of the role you could receive up to £300 if a successful candidate is placed in one of our live vacancies. To recommend a friend or colleague simply email us their name, contact details and the type of role(s) and location(s) they would be interested in. Terms & Conditions: -If you are a limited company contractor or through an umbrella company, all payments are to be invoiced to Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited and will be paid within 30 days -If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus -Candidates must not already be in contact with CH or on our database -Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract -Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period -Payment is only due on initial placement - further placements are excluded -There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer In the event of any dispute, CH Technical Recruitment's decision is final.
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