program cost estimator in gaydon

14 November 2018
april payne, randstad cpe
job type
£ 43,000 - £ 46,000 per year
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gaydon, west midlands
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 43,000 - £ 46,000 per year
reference number
april payne, randstad cpe
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job description

Randstad Engineering are currently looking to source a Program Cost Estimator to work for a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars based in the West Midlands.

As a Program Cost Estimator you will be responsible for developing and delivering cost estimation activities across multiple programmes from concept to sourcing for all future vehicles and manage all piece cost and tooling estimation required.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

* Collaborate with Engineers and the Core Estimation team to interpret high level R&D concepts
* Engage with key stakeholders and be the voice of Cost Estimation in a variety of business environments
* Conduct Benchmark Estimation activity in-line with Product Attributes and Product Definition documentation
* Facilitate the creation of Virtual Vehicles through a CPSC based structure
* Produce Piece Cost and Tooling estimates using the Cost Estimating System
* Collate and analyse Virtual Vehicle piece and tooling estimates to summarise and present at Director level
* Co-ordinate and support the Core Estimation team to ensure effective time management and workload efficiency
* Manage delivery of PCE's Deliverables.
* Provide and Co-ordinate PCE Support at Commodity Strategy meetings and Sourcing Councils

Qualifications and Experience

* Technical education to degree level or equivalent
* Established knowledge and experience of Product Cost Estimation
* Experience of project management and the ability to influence engineers and management in order to progress plans and activities
* Able to apply problem solving techniques to improve process capability, repeatability and reliability both internally and externally
* Able to make presentations at Director level
* High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage
* Due to the nature of the role, flexibility on working hours required to ensure completion of activities

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our clients requirements.

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.


Cost reduction



educational requirements

bachelors degree