Graduate Planning Engineer

Net Worx Limited
Chester Le Street
Starting salary £28,000
28 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Planning Engineer Chester-le-street Starting salary £28,000 Our client is an international manufacturer of construction and mining equipment for the global market. They are based in the North East of England, close to Newcastle upon Tyne, and was established in 1985. The Company employs over 400 people who are engaged in the design and manufacture of medium-sized hydraulic excavators, mainly for the European market. The successful candidate will follow a development programme to provide an understanding of, and gain experience in the Commercial, Development and Manufacturing processes. The Planning Department fulfils key strategic roles in the business planning processes, the introduction of new models, and the introduction of products into new markets. The candidate will be joining a small team, and a high level of flexibility is required along with a willingness to learn about the products, process and standards. The main duties and responsibilities will include: interpreting development schedules and creating introduction plans for new products; monitoring introduction plans, logging concerns and managing the resolution of these concerns; carrying out data and cost analysis including the use of logical cost tools and benchmarking to create cost proposals for products; communicating with other Departments within Komatsu UK, and within the European Marketing and Sales functions, to deliver projects on time, and at the correct cost level. Our client is looking for candidates with an honours degree at a minimum level of a 2:2 in an engineering-related subject. Excellent communication and ICT skills are also essential attributes.
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