Costing Engineer

Recruit 12
This position is based in Milton Keynes and is eas
£30000 - £35000/annum + Benefits
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Costing Engineer is required to join an industry leading pressed component manufacturing company. As Costing Engineer working alongside the MD, your responsibility is to drive and expand their business. The company now needs a Tooling Cost Engineer to be totally responsible for all aspects new tooling costs, from initial request through to purchase.As Costing Engineer key tasks will include the following:Quotations: - Receive and review enquiries and formulate and manage the preparation of a quotation either directs from current customers/new potential customers or via the group Sales manager.
Obtaining tooling quotations – external and internal*
Reviewing processes and equipment required*
Reviewing cost and calculations with the aid of the Group Accounts Director of any new purchased equipment/overhead/space requirements*
All aspects of the quotation to include material costs/bought out parts/packaging and logistics/cost down requirements and customer payment terms and expectations.*
Prepare the necessary customer documentation to include quotation analysis sheets/documents/ feasibility/timing plans and any relevant required information*
Review this with the MD or Board before submitting to the customer*
Presenting and visiting customers to review quotations
Project management: - As and when required to be involved in any successful projects
Working with the engineering departments*
Working with the Plant Director and associated managers for each bay or division*
Communications/conference calls/visits with the relevant customer
Cost negotiations: - As and when required, prepare cost consideration documents for customer financial reviews for review with MD and Group Financial Director. Be able to present this to the customer either on own or as part of a review team Customer Visits:-To be involved with all customer visits to include all preparation of presentations and factory toursExternal Customer Visits: - As required be available to visit customer on own or part of a team either in UK or abroad To be successful in the role of Costing Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:
HNC qualified in an Engineering discipline or apprentice trained*
Numerate with a critical eye, confident with pricing and quoting

Confident and assertive communication skills, able to negotiate and agree costs whilst also considering business needs

Excel experience*
Power Point experience*
Good numeracy/maths skills*
Good communication skills*
Be able work alone or in a group activity – team player*
CAD experience preferable but not mandatory
There is fantastic scope for progression within the company, and the role certainly offers a stable platform for candidates seeking commitment from the next stage of their career This position is based in Milton Keynes and is easily accessible from Banbury, Northampton, High Wycombe, Bicester, Bedford, Luton, Watford, Hemel Hempstead and Oxford Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors. Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa