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Cost Engineer 384

Working with a leading automotive manufacturer, the Cost Engineer will have responsibility for promoting the cost reduction strategy for a number of R&D vehicle projects.

This role will allow hybrid working, with up to three days in the office.

Further Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross functional cost reduction projects
  • Work with design engineers to identify new cost reduction opportunities and support delivery of existing cost reduction projects.
  • Provide expert support to the engineers regarding sources of data, systems and processes.
  • To lead cost reduction projects at a company level 
  • To be the expert trainer for cost systems, processes and idea generation
  • Identify and promote ideas with high saving potential

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Ideally qualified with an engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of vehicle components, systems and the vehicle development processes
  • Detailed knowledge of component manufacturing and cost drivers

The role is available on a 12 month rolling contract with a pay rate of £24.48/hour plus holiday and pension accrual. Salary equivalent circa £49-50,000 p/a