Cost Engineer

  • Location

    Somerset, England

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Grove

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Cost Engineer - £45,000 - £50,000 Wiltshire

Reporting into the Engineering director you will provide support for engineering and purchasing by providing cost transparency, responsibilities to include but not limited to:

* Create cost transparency for purchased parts
* Engineering and Technical know-how for specific products and suppliers (cost structure, technology (product and manufacturing))
* Optimize costs by choosing the best technology
* Teach Engineers in cost avoidance in the design
* Support the purchasing team in negotiation with technical expertise
* Continuous improvement of calculation methods
* Train new team members in the methodology of cost calculation and production processes
* Lead smaller cost improvement projects
* Bench marking of production processes
* Target costing for selected product portfolio
* Participation in make-or-buy projects
* Ensure reference / target prices are available for purchasing in an adequate tool
* Member of cross-functional teams with R&D, quality and testing.

Ideally you will have the following attributes:

* SAP: Good Understanding and working knowledge of SAP
* Project ownership, planning and management of projects
* Proactively engage in continuous improvement
* Good people skills to work within a team and able to work autonomously.
* Highly motivated & drive for success