New Model Cost Section Manager

Ronin Limited
£50,000 - £55,000
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: New Model Cost Section Manager

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000

Location: Swindon

Vacancy Overview

Our client, an international automotive manufacturer, is currently recruiting for a role focusing on managing a small team of associates to calculate the car cost investment for new models that we will build in the future. The main responsibility is to project manage cross functionally the part by part cost and investment collection from the buyers in the buying department and you must have complex data analysis skills (Eg 1,500 parts per car, 20 Models cost being reported in multiple currencies). There is also the requirement to travel to Japan to manage target cost verification with Engineers as well as reporting to the Board of Directors the cost and investment requirement. Ideally you will be someone already in automotive; in a similar role ideally, or possibly somebody carrying out the role in a manufacturing industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for New Model Car Cost, Investment & Design & Development expense management

  • Responsible for planning the activity of the whole division to achieve the objectives and deadlines required

  • Responsible for compiling and reporting the New Model Car cost to all levels of management in the UK and Japan / Europe

  • Responsible for communicating to internal and external stakeholders in Japan

  • Responsible for complex part cost and investment data accuracy

  • Responsible for New Model associates working in the team

  • Responsible for all cost and investment data to support any reports made

Candidate Overview

  • Project management experience

  • Project planning and PDCA experience

  • Complex data management and presentation skills as well as regular travel to Japan

  • Confident communicator with all levels of associates here and abroad

  • Experienced in managing cost detail to a high level of accuracy

  • Experienced in managing associates in a highly pressurised environment

  • High level of excel and powerpoint

For further information, please contact Gabriel Monteiro on ******************************.

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