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Costing Engineer at Consulting Client

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Experience desired
5 years
Salary Offered
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Job type
Permanent
Location
Derby
Posted
4 months ago
Industry
Transportation
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Primary skills
Costing, benchmark, supply cost improvement initiatives
Secondary skills
transportation
Benefits
As Per Market
Job description
  • It is expected from the candidate to be able to
  • Plan and construct cost / price estimates of various parts, assemblies and systems in support to Procurement and Engineering organisations
    Understand technology, manufacturing process, and supply chain cost drivers
    Perform cost driver, breakdown, and benchmark analyses, by analysing product requirements and specifications with Engineering
    Structure large sets of data in a format that is easy to leverage
    Participate to supplier visits, identify cost reduction potential from a design, manufacturing, supply chain point of view, make recommendations
    Collect high amount of data to perform should costing analyses at part and assembly levels
    Adopt a Total Cost of Ownership approach while estimating the cost of parts and assemblies, including cost of manufacturing, supplier supply chain, transportation, taxation, mark ups, over consumption, risks, manufacturing inefficiencies, etc.
    Analyse and quantify economical implications of client requirements onto the design and manufacturability of some parts and assemblies
    Participate to multi-functional workshops, particularly with Engineering and Methods, aiming at identifying cost reduction initiatives, through Design to Cost, Design to Manufacturing and Design to Value
    Prepare negotiation dossiers with the Procurement organisation, and prepare business cases
    Analyse complex systems from CAD, prototypes and on the shop floor
  • The candidate shall be able to demonstrate
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a Costing function, preferably within the transportation industry
    Abilities to work across functions, and in teams
    Track record of successful benchmark, or should cost induced negotiations, and/or supply cost improvement initiatives
    Abilities to challenge the status quo, at fast pace
    Strong organization skills

Desired Skills:

  • Good communication in English (oral & written)  & Interpersonal skills
  • Customer focus - ability to build and develop customer & supplier relationships
  • Organisational agility
  • Problem solving ability
  • Logical thinking
  • Effective time management
  • Results driven outlook

 

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