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Project Engineer / Commodity Business Engineer

Job Reference: 32446_1533055926
Location: Warwickshire
Discipline:/ Engineering Management
Salary Range:

£20.00 to 20.00 per Hour

Job Type: Contract

A Commodity Business Engineer (Project Engineer) is required with a good general knowledge of vehicle / component design and / or manufacture. The Commodity Business Engineer (Project Engineer) will work within teams that own the delivery of strategic business plans for every purchased commodity within their Centre of Competency. Lead and project manage cross functional teams to develop and deliver Commodity Business Plans (CBPs) and Strategic Commodity Dossiers (SCDs), ensuring all areas of the business are fully integrated with the plan.

Project manage commodity teams within Purchase, Engineering and Cost Estimating functions, to help manage existing projects and generate new opportunities through the organisation and promotion of various value management activities. Facilitate the commercial Gap Closure Process facilitating use of cost knowledge data to drive improved supplier performance. Represent the department within reviews focused on commodity costs.

Commodity Business Engineers Responsibilities & Experience required:

* Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues and key stakeholders at Director Level
* Experience of data manipulation, analysis and interpretation
* Proven project support skills, including interaction with product development and purchasing projects.
* Practical experience of project administration.
* Used to performing a high level of data analysis and interpretation.
* Good business acumen and used to developing presentations to a high standard.
* General knowledge of cost reduction initiatives, tools and techniques.
* A good general knowledge of vehicle / component design and / or manufacture.
* Advanced Excel knowledge.
* Valid UK driving licence as travel will be required between sites (Whitley / Castle Bromwich / Solihull / Wolverhampton / Halewood)

In addition they are involved in supporting significant cost reduction work streams such as Mega-Projects / other value management activities, managing the commercial cost Gap closure process (GCP) and developing and championing the use of cost data within the department.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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