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Development Engineer - 30979 - Up to £1950 per hour job in Gaydon

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Job Ref:  429649108
Employer:  Adzuna
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Gaydon
Address: 
Post Code:  CV35
Salary:  £16.00 - 19.50 per hour
23/09/2016 02:58
Development Engineer - Automotive - Warwickshire - up to £19.50 per hour An opportunity has arisen for a Development Engineer to work for this luxury automotive OEM based in the Warwickshire area. You will own the delivery of strategic business plans for every purchased commodity within their department. In addition you will be involved in - supporting significant cost reduction workstreams such as Mega-Projects / other value management activities, managing the commercial cost Gap closure process (GCP) and developing and championing the use of cost data within the CoC. The team also take responsibility for alignment of the CoC management on cost performance, using commercial data to help inform and structure key decisions for the business. Specific area power train. In addition to the above you will: Facilitate the commercial Gap Closure Process Facilitating use of cost knowledge data to drive improved supplier performance 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 (CBPs) and Strategic Commodity Dossiers (SCDs), ensuring all areas of the business are fully integrated with the plan. Manage delivery of the CBP/SCD annual process in line with business requirements Compile data and presentation material for CBP / CoC Reviews / Product Design Reviews. Facilitate supplier based workshops, benchmarking and internal consultation to generate cost and revenue opportunities. Represent the department / their CoC within reviews focused on commodity costs. Skills Required: 1. Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues and key stakeholders at Director level. 2. Extensive experience of data manipulation, analysis and interpretation. 3. Proven project support skills, including interaction with product development and purchasing projects. Experience Required: Practical experience of project administration. Used to performing a high level of data analysis and interpretation. Good business acumen and used to developing presentations to a high standard. General knowledge of cost reduction initiatives, tools and techniques. A good general knowledge of vehicle / component design and / or manufacture. Advanced Excel knowledge. Valid UK driving licence. HND or Degree Experience Preferred: Practical experience of project management support. Facilitation of Design and Non Design idea generation events and generation of specific commodity cost gap analysis. Management of Purchasing databases to support the update of purchase performance systems. Development of engineering solutions with the specific aim of reducing the cost of the component / assembly. Able to develop project business cases with P.D. / Purchase / Programme / Finance and manage through to funding approval. Additional Information: Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues and key stakeholders. If you would like to know more about this role or if you would like to apply, please contact Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment - [Email address removed] or [Phone number removed] 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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