Senior Cost Engineer

ATA Recruitment
Derbyshire, UK
17 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Cost Engineer


£35,000 - 40,000 + 25 days' Holiday

The Company

ATA Recruitment would like to present our client who are a process engineering specialist who design and manufacture turnkey process equipment for clients in a variety of industries. The company have a trading history that dates back over 200 years and are keen to promote within the business.

The company employs 150 staff of which 90 are employed in professional engineering roles (18 of whom are chartered) across software, process, electrical and mechanical disciplines. The company are experienced huge growth in capital projects won and anticipate they will turn over nearly £50 million in 2019 with big plans for growth in the future.

The company are looking to recruit a Senior Cost Engineer who will be focussed on managing the variations to the cost, programme of work or schedule to projects up to £20 million in value. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Cost Engineer or Quantity Surveyor to join a growing business who can offer routes in chartership in the future.

The Role

The Senior Cost Engineer will be responsible for managing variations to projects in relation to cost, programme of work (equipment) or the timeframe for the project. The turnkey projects can be up to £20 million in value and incorporate the full design, installation and commissioning of special purpose equipment into customer sites. As Senior Cost Engineer your role will involve:

Taking requests for scope changes to projects.

Understanding how this change will affect the cost, timeframe or programme of work and what work will be required to make it happen.

Benchmarking the contract in place with the customer/supplier to see what variations are enforceable.

Cost the variation to make sure the proposed cost for the change is accurate.

Agreeing this cost with the customer/supplier.

Managing claims from suppliers for extra work done.

Reporting on costs vs project budget for Project Managers.

Providing the sales team with outline costs for new business quotation.

The Candidate

The Company is looking for a Senior Cost Engineer with:

Experience in carrying out cost management.

An HNC or above in an engineering or construction related subject

Someone interested in becoming chartered in their field.

The Benefits

Working for a business with over 200 years trading history.

A chance to work on highly complex multi-disciplinary projects up to £20 million in value.

The chance to be a lead in your role within the business.

If this Senior Cost Engineer role appeals please apply online, send your CV to (url removed) or give me a call to discuss on (phone number removed).

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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