Cost Leadership Engineer - Exterior Systems

Recruiter
Assystem UK Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Cost Engineer from a manufacturing or engineering background, looking to join a leading Research and Development Team? If so, Assystem have an opportunity for you! One of the world's largest automotive manufacturers is currently recruiting for a Cost Leadership Engineer to develop exterior vehicle lighting, wing mirrors and wiper wash systems within stringent cost, timing and quality targets. Based in the UK, you will be working within a dedicated and enthusiastic team of Automotive Exterior Engineers on rolling contract basis. The successful engineer will be tasked with creating, developing and delivering cost reduction ideas for programmes currently in production AND support the sourcing and development of suppliers of vehicle parts relating to a vehicles exterior lighting systems their outside mirrors and wiper and washer systems. You will lead the team's deep study of existing components and suppliers to identify cost reduction opportunities and present cost saving initiatives to design, styling and sales groups. You will have overall system development responsibilities that include the initial layout and design; styling feedback; supplier management; Project Management; homologation and of course, cost management that will not compromise quality and timing targets. This is a long term contract opportunity located a short distance from the M1, with plenty of free parking on site. Over time is paid at time-and-a-half plus an early finish at Friday lunchtime should make this an attractive opportunity. If you would like further information about this role, please contact me directly. You must have the right to work in the UK; we are unable to offer sponsorship