Automotive - Costing Engineer - £2358

Contechs Consulting Limited
07 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Automotive - Costing Engineer - £23.58

As a Programme Cost Engineer working for a leading automotive company based Gaydon you will be responsible for delivery of the Piece Cost & VT cost targets, through

- Analysis and comparison with other programmes,
- Organizing and executing ""ground up"" & ""back to target"" cost workshops and supplier workshops.
- Tapping into the experience within the Cost Engineering delivery team and securing support for programmes.
- Providing clear direction between the Vehicle Programme
- Team and core Cost Engineering functions (and visversa)
- Delivering effective reporting and presentations on Should Cost status and offering options to the teams on cost down opportunities.

Skills Required:

- Project management
- Analysis and comparison using Excel
- Good business acumen and knowledge of finance analysis.
- Project management of teams in improving value and cost for a range of commodities.
- Familiarity with change management and new product introduction processes.
- Holding a high level of data analysis and interpretation.
- Experience of cost reduction initiatives, tools and techniques.
- A good general knowledge of vehicle / component design and / or manufacture.
- Ideally educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)
- Have a good technical awareness at both the production process and cost driver level Highly skilled communicator, with the ability to think on your feet and make strong and appropriate decisions