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Interim Cost Engineer - Wiltshire £400 p/d

Interim Cost Engineer - Wiltshire £400 p/d

  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Ricky Kelly

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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Interim Cost Engineer required to join a Global Innovative Technology Organisation on 6-month interim contract paying £400 per day based in Wiltshire.

Key responsibilites

  • Work with a number of PMT's to understand what Scope of Work has been issued to suppliers
  • Match the above SOW with what has been quoted and check for VFM, with a emphasis on looking for opportunities to reduce cost or delay the D&D spend
  • Where suppliers have not had a SOW, gain the SOW from the PMT and work with procurement to update the suppliers D&D quote based on that SOW
  • Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify D&D Cost Reduction opportunities - and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised

I'm looking for individuals with a proven track-record of success within a Cost Engineering, Cost Control function.You should have broad Engineering knowledge, and preferable experience gained within the Automotive Industry.

Key competencies

  • Substantial experience with a Cost Engineering or Cost Control Function
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical engineering relevant to the Automotive industry
  • Strong commercial background within a High-Tech manufacturing, engineering or technology business
  • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels of an organisation
  • Strong manufacturing and quality knowledge with a process orientation to govern cost and supplier selection
  • Experience in product costing and/or costed Bill of Materials and identification of product cost drivers
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions

Rate: £400 p/d

Duration: 6 months

Location: Wiltshire

If you think you are suitable for the role and would like to find out more then please contact me directly on 01483 213 302 or