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JOB DESCRIPTION

COST ENGINEER IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Staffordshire Contract £35 - £40ph
  • Reference: 009163
  • Contact: Lee Dodd
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

Cost Engineer / BOM coordinator required to support both current product cost down and new product introduction (NPI), across all Excavator models (0t to 50t, Tracked and Wheeled).

Cost Engineer Role:

Manage and manipulate machine Bills of Materials using data from SAP and CAD, identifying opportunities for cost optimisation and providing BOM cost data for projects summarising impact on machine BOM of change.
To be or become quickly conversant with PLM (Teamcenter ideally), Legacy (Bull mainframe) and SAP technologies to allow monitoring and manipulation of cost data.
To assist/arrange and take part in competitive and own product analysis to achieve best in class material cost and drive profitability.
To assist/support in strategy development of ¬ďGlobal Supply¬Ē and hence financial implications and analysis of total landed cost.
To compile and review cost roll ups for existing models as required.
To compile and actively participate within NPI programmes to achieve specific product cost criteria.
To develop and add to cost /process/material database for process standardisation of cost estimating activity.
Supporting a team approach with key suppliers to eliminate waste, optimise design for manufacture and ensure best in class components and costs.
Working in Engineering, to liaise and work closely with purchasing and finance dept.

Cost Engineer Requirements:

To be at least a proficient user of Excel, familiar and confident with data manipulation and pivot tables as a minimum.
To be or quickly become CAD conversant to open and view drawings and models in order to analyse information for the purposes of costs review and control.
Likely to have an Engineering and/or commercial background
Understanding of cost estimation and manufacturing processes a definite advantage along with should-cost and make vs. buy experience.
Have a can-do attitude, be a team player.

Cost Engineer Applications:

This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

If you are interested in this position, please contact natalie@gentecrecruit.co.uk