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Cost Champion Engineer - Automotive job in Warwick

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Job Ref:  204544020
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Warwick
Post Code:  CV34
Salary:  £26/hour
10/10/2016 16:26


A luxury car manufacturer is currently recruiting for a cost engineer to join the Cost Champion team in Gaydon. As the Cost Engineer you will coordinate the evaluation, validation and implementation of cost saving ideas within your function.

As the Cost Engineer your responsibilities will include:

. Contribute to the generation of ideas by supporting the planning and delivery of Idea Generation events.
. Coordinate implementation of ideas at a department level, and potentially with third party providers
. Where required, support Idea Owners present business cases to the VPs, and other Stakeholders for approval and allocation of resources
. Escalate any roadblocks to Project Manager as soon as possible to ensure rapid resolution and continuous progress
. Support the planning and delivery of Idea Generation events
. Report progress of cost saving ideas to the PM

The successful Cost Engineer will have the following skills and experience:

. Good exposure in a commodity delivery or project management role.
. Should have direct experience of working within automotive
. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
. Must possess an engineering mind-set and logical approach to problem solving.
. Must be able to manage large workloads in a high pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
. Proactive approach to resolving issues.
. Ability to develop recovery plans where necessary.
. Must be able to work under their own initiative with minimum supervision to deliver objectives.
. Should have good presentation skills.
. Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry.
. Must be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office toolset.

A successful candidate must hit the ground running within a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work. The candidate must show strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above.

To apply for this position please select "APPLY NOW" or follow the instructions below to send your CV and cover letter to Amanda Humble at Advanced Resource Manager NA

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