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Commodity Business Engineer - 35306

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15.00 - £22.40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

  • Contact email:

    jessica.williams@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    22

  • Salary low:

    15

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47171

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Commodity Business Engineer - 35306
Whitley, Coventry
12 month contract
Paying up to £22.40 per hour ltd/umbrella


An opportunity has arisen for a Commodity Business Engineer to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 12 months. The role is temporary and paying up to £22.40 per hour.


What you will be doing:

  • Supporting significant cost reduction workstreams
  • Managing the commercial cost gap closure process and developing and championing the use of cost data
  • Facilitate the commercial gap closure process
  • 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
  • Manage delivery of the annual process in line with business requirements
  • Compile data and presentation material for reviews
  • Facilitate supplier based workshops, bench-marking and internal consultation to generate cost and revenue opportunities
  • Represent the department within reviews focused on commodity costs


Candidate profile:

  • Degree qualified
  • Experience of project administration
  • General knowledge of cost reduction initiatives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word


The ideal candidate will have experience within the automotive sector or adjacent industries, e.g. rail, aerospace, defence or energy.