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Peterborough, East of England
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11 September 2019
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Cost Engineer Staff

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity as a Cost Engineer? Do you have a background working in a fast paced manufacturing environment? Have you got a good eye for detail? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!

We are recruiting for a Cost Engineer to join a dedicated and skilled team, whilst working for an industry leading manufacturing business. You will need previous Cost Engineer experience in a similar role, preferably with cost modelling experience.

This role will offer the chance to take real ownership over your work and make a real difference to the success of the team and company.


* 12 month contract with the possibility of being extended
* Weekly pay
* Pension contributions
* Holiday pay
* Access to a high street store discount app

Job duties/responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Form high level cost estimates using existing knowledge coupled with information derived from 2D drawings, 3D Solid model, material specifications, technical specifications, material type, part samples, component assessment forms (CAF's), process knowledge and supplier data.
* Identify cost reduction opportunities
* Work with project team to derive a targeted negotiation strategy based on Cost model data
* Provide technical support to buyers during supplier negotiations
* Undertake price change assessments prior to sign off to ensure value for money
* Work with Design Engineering as a consultant to develop cost effective solutions


* Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes
* Experience of managing multiple projects
* The ability to demonstrate cross functional team work
* Driving License as travel will be required
* Educated to a degree level or relevant work experience

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.