Material Cost Analyst

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    James Tilley

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446126

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Material Cost Analyst

Up to £28.00 per hour LTD

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Off Highway

A Material Cost Analyst opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

The business is entering a critical phase of growth and new market penetration. In order to support these growth plans, the reduction and control of product costs are a must.

Product cost opportunities and challenges must be tracked, forecasted and managed in order to support cost objectives and therefore enable market growth plans.

The Material Cost Analyst role will involve:

  • For each cost tracking BOM, track and report a future view of cost opportunities and risks – this will involve liaising with internal buyers and cost team to detail, by part number how the costs change over time.
  • Work with internal buyers to understand cost opportunities or impact by part number, for each cost tracking BOM.
  • Use a standard and agreed methodology to track parts by status – such as quote, CAF, cost model, gap analysis complete.
  • Track the status of negotiation once gap analysis is complete and feedback to team.
  • Track alternative approach to get the cost target.

To apply for this Material Cost Analyst position, you should have some of the following:

  • Purchase analyst experience
  • Experience of material tracking in prototype or production environments
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience of database interrogation

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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