Vehicle Content Enhancement Coordinator

33000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP33000 - GBP36000/annum
14 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Job Purpose:
This role will work across the Total delivered Cost department and Product Strategy & Planning team. You will be responsible for planning year on year improvement in cost of goods sold and enhancement of the margins of our product. This involves cross-carline BoM analysis and understanding of feature content to drive customer value. This role will require you to work closely with the Product Managers, Vehicle Line Directors, Engineering, Commercial and Finance teams.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Material cost analysis
• Cost reduction potential.
• Material cost of proposed product changes
• Categorisation of material cost impact - feature / Non-feature /regulatory(legislation)
• Content enhancement
• Development and ownership of value tables for all product lines, gaining agreement on option value within both Planning Office and the wider commercial teams.
• Lead the definition and approval of the vehicle content enhancement ratio for new product - start of production.
• Lead the definition and approval of annual content enhancement targets for each product and track the programme status.
• Pricing
• Options contribution analysis and tracking to drive business returns.
• Cross Car-line studies
• Drive the delivery of cross-carline strategies, (Wheel strategy etc)
• Support the business case creation for cross-carline strategies through market research, specifications, volumes and pricing etc. to ensure customer needs and expectations are met

Qualifications and Experience:
• A Degree (or equivalent) in a business-related area, for example, Business, Marketing, Engineering
• Proven experience in broad automotive role(s), preferably including pricing experience
• Good presentation skills (written and verbal)
• Ability to use Microsoft office applications especially Excel
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Excellent planning skills with strong ability to think strategically
• Strong and proven analytical skills
• Strong desire to learn and progress