Project Value Engineer

Recruiter
RE People
Location
Gloucestershire
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Project Engineer - Value Engineer required for a leading global manufacturer of consumer products.

Due to their commitment to World Class manufacturing our client currently have a number of Manufacturing & Production Engineering, NPI and Quality focused openings within their Gloucestershire based operations.

Project Engineer - Value Engineer

Aid and help progress delivery of identified cost savings which would otherwise be unobtainable, through engineering design, validation and implementation.

Key Responsibilities
- Interrogating current product BOMs (Bill Of Materials) and identifying opportunities for investigation and comparison with other similar components
- Appreciating component application and identifying alternative solutions
- Challenging the design, materials and assembly with fresh eyes, and interacting with key stakeholders to progress thoughts and validate
- Devising and creating revised component designs and producing 2D and 3D drawings for communication to suppliers
- Evaluation of prototype designs with NPD, ICT and potential suppliers
- Writing ACT’s for tooling capital
- Working existing / new suppliers to create new parts
- SQA appraisal of supplier capabilities and product samples

Skills/Requirements

- Technical product design / engineering qualification and experience
- Attitude – positive can-do attitude and ability to get on with initiatives with relative autonomy
- Hands on approach – willing to get involved in the physical appraisal of products and manufacturing techniques
- Proficient CAD experience to access and produce 2D and 3D CAD data files
- Experience using SAP
- Inquisitive – asking the why’s and challenging the norm
- Analytical with an aptitude for numbers and spreadsheets – the ability to commercialise an idea
- Creativity and initiative – ability to bring ideas and progress ideas using initiative and on a trial and error basis
- Material and manufacturing knowledge, but also interest in expanding this
- Good communicator
– ability to build and leverage relationships with people internally and externally

Salary £(phone number removed), please call Chris Rooum on (phone number removed) for further details

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