Commodity Business Engineer - 34640

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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  • Salary:

    £15.00 - £21.98 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Commodity Business Engineer
Up to £22 per hour

An opportunity has arisen for a Commodity Business Engineer to provide support to a growing and busy department. The Commodity Business Engineer is required to provide analysis support for a Gaydon based world class automotive manufacturing company for a period of 3 months, for an hourly rate of up to £21.98 DOE.

What you will be doing:

  • Facilitate the use of cost knowledge data to drive improved supplier performance
  • Manage the power train material cost reduction tracker and prepare and lead weekly idea generation meetings with senior management
  • Project manage commodity teams within purchase, engineering and cost estimating functions, to help manage existing projects and generate new opportunities through the organisation and promotion of various value management activities
  • Lead and project manage cross functional teams to develop and deliver commodity business plans
  • Compile data and presentation material for product design reviews
  • Facilitate supplier based workshops, benchmarking and internal consultation to generate cost and revenue opportunities
  • Represent the department within reviews focused on commodity costs.

Candidate profile:

  • Experience of business transformation within the automotive industry sector
  • Practical experience of project management support
  • Cost reduction experience
  • Purchasing experience would be beneficial
  • Skilled with Excel and IT
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Problem solver
  • Strong communication skills

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