Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer
Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire
An Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer is required with knowledge of exterior lighting, outside mirrors, wipers and washers.
Due to continued growth this company, based in Cranfield requires an Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer with previously cost management experience for a contract role based in Cranfield.
As an Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer you will be required to:
- To find, develop and deliver cost reduction ideas for current programs.
- To support new model sourcing and development with cost optimisation ideas
- To introduce parts into production meeting program Quality, Cost and Timing requirements
- To lead the section's deep study of existing components to identify cost reduction opportunities (including reporting status and presenting opportunities to other functions within design/sales/styling groups).
- Take full responsibility for a set of components for quality and cost improvement and program changes.
- To develop and deliver exterior system cost reduction ideas to meet departmental cost reduction targets
The Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer should have the following skills or experience:
- Achievement of basic design criteria and performance requirements
- Incorporation of manufacturing requirements
- Achievement of quality targets
- Compliance with regulations
- On time delivery
- Initial layout and design
- Styling feedback
- Technical aspects of supplier selection
- Design release
- Cost management to keep within a defined budget
- Technical benchmarking from a cost and mass perspective
- Project management
- Supplier management
- Test reporting and validation
- Concern resolution, problem solving
- Must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of rest reporting and validation to develop your career.
If you have any questions about the Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259.