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Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer

  • Location

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Tina Field

  • Contact email:

    tina.field@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    27

  • Salary low:

    25

  • Job ref:

    BBBH45299

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-03

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    #

Exterior Systems - Cost Leadership Engineer
Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Industry: Automotive

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.

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