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    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £42.43 - £42.43, per hour, Umbrella (PAYE rate & payment available)
    • randstad cpe
    HiL system configuration engineer Are you an experienced system configuration engineer and searching for your next career move?Are you skilled in control software testing processes and equipment? Have you got a background in developing and maintaining hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) systems and associated tools and supporting validation teams? You will have the opportunity to work with validation teams based at several different company sites and you will need to liaise with these groups to ensure the systems meet their needs.The team primarily use dSPACE and Vector tools to develop automated test scripts but a significant proportion are created in Python. The successful candidate will need to be fully conversant with all these tools.Responsibilities:Developing and maintaining an AutomationDesk / Python based test automation environment for others to use to develop test plans.Advising others on how to implement test plans.Manage deployment of HiL configurations to our UK based test systemsManage other supporting software (calibration / service tools etc) on HiL systemsConduct ad-hoc tests to validate or troubleshoot issues.Run flash file calibration validation testsRequirements:Proven experience in dSPACE is essential for this role. Ideally you will have the ability to use the following tools for system configuration and test automation in ControlDesk, AutomationDesk, EESPORT, ConfigurationDesk, Installation Manager, Firmware Manager, PythonAble to create test scripts in versions 2.x and 3.xTest processes / proceduresAbility to define test plans from all levels of system requirements including main functionality and diagnostic behaviorElectronic System KnowledgeKnowledge of power system and diesel engine control system components (controllers, sensors , actuators etc) is ideal but not essential. Training will be provided on specific engine related requirements. Mathworks - Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, VectorAble to use and interpret model designs to troubleshoot problemsAble to set up devices / networks for CANape and CANalyzer and use the tools manually or via automation.Hourly rate: £31.25 - £42.43 (depending on payment solution PAYE / Umbrella) Full time contract position initially for 12 months. 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.
    HiL system configuration engineer Are you an experienced system configuration engineer and searching for your next career move?Are you skilled in control software testing processes and equipment? Have you got a background in developing and maintaining hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) systems and associated tools and supporting validation teams? You will have the opportunity to work with validation teams based at several different company sites and you will need to liaise with these groups to ensure the systems meet their needs.The team primarily use dSPACE and Vector tools to develop automated test scripts but a significant proportion are created in Python. The successful candidate will need to be fully conversant with all these tools.Responsibilities:Developing and maintaining an AutomationDesk / Python based test automation environment for others to use to develop test plans.Advising others on how to implement test plans.Manage deployment of HiL configurations to our UK based test systemsManage other supporting software (calibration / service tools etc) on HiL systemsConduct ad-hoc tests to validate or troubleshoot issues.Run flash file calibration validation testsRequirements:Proven experience in dSPACE is essential for this role. Ideally you will have the ability to use the following tools for system configuration and test automation in ControlDesk, AutomationDesk, EESPORT, ConfigurationDesk, Installation Manager, Firmware Manager, PythonAble to create test scripts in versions 2.x and 3.xTest processes / proceduresAbility to define test plans from all levels of system requirements including main functionality and diagnostic behaviorElectronic System KnowledgeKnowledge of power system and diesel engine control system components (controllers, sensors , actuators etc) is ideal but not essential. Training will be provided on specific engine related requirements. Mathworks - Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, VectorAble to use and interpret model designs to troubleshoot problemsAble to set up devices / networks for CANape and CANalyzer and use the tools manually or via automation.Hourly rate: £31.25 - £42.43 (depending on payment solution PAYE / Umbrella) Full time contract position initially for 12 months. 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.
    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £15.70 - £15.70, per hour, PAYE -Other pay rates & solutions available
    • randstad cpe
    Demand PlannerAre you an experienced demand planner and searching for your next career move?You will be working with key dealers and customers across a wide range of industries to confirm a strong demand planning process is in place. You will need to ensure relevant action is taken by the business partners to allow maximum machine or engine availability. This will be whilst working to meet the customers expectation and a required delivery date.Responsibilities:Work directly with dealers and customers on improving the demand planning processes related to critical component rebuilds, repairs and replacements.Ensure demand signals are accurate and reliable. Analyze and action the demand signals.Communicate demand signals to relevant business partners.Provide feedback to dealers regarding decisions made and actions taken.Requirements:Four-year business or engineering degree or equivalent experience in a similar role.Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Customer focussed.Time management and organizational skills.Experience working with dealers and/or customers.Solid understanding of parts distribution and operations.Familiar with specific systems including: Antares, OLGA, AMT, Builder, Microsoft Access & Excel, Cognos, Tableau and SAS.Experience in one or more of the following areas:parts sales, parts operations, forecasting, demand planning, repair operations, and /or component rebuilds.Hourly rate: £15.70 - £21.32Full time contract position initially for 18 months.In summary, you should apply to this role if you would like to excel in a demand planning role, where on a daily basis you will be conversing with both key dealers and customers. 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.
    Demand PlannerAre you an experienced demand planner and searching for your next career move?You will be working with key dealers and customers across a wide range of industries to confirm a strong demand planning process is in place. You will need to ensure relevant action is taken by the business partners to allow maximum machine or engine availability. This will be whilst working to meet the customers expectation and a required delivery date.Responsibilities:Work directly with dealers and customers on improving the demand planning processes related to critical component rebuilds, repairs and replacements.Ensure demand signals are accurate and reliable. Analyze and action the demand signals.Communicate demand signals to relevant business partners.Provide feedback to dealers regarding decisions made and actions taken.Requirements:Four-year business or engineering degree or equivalent experience in a similar role.Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Customer focussed.Time management and organizational skills.Experience working with dealers and/or customers.Solid understanding of parts distribution and operations.Familiar with specific systems including: Antares, OLGA, AMT, Builder, Microsoft Access & Excel, Cognos, Tableau and SAS.Experience in one or more of the following areas:parts sales, parts operations, forecasting, demand planning, repair operations, and /or component rebuilds.Hourly rate: £15.70 - £21.32Full time contract position initially for 18 months.In summary, you should apply to this role if you would like to excel in a demand planning role, where on a daily basis you will be conversing with both key dealers and customers. 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.
    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £35.00 - £45.00 per hour
    • randstad cpe
    Performance Systems Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering business.Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of engine and machine technology? Do you have a background strategically controlling and coordinating the performance of engines and/or machines? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the contract role for you!You will be a significant contributor for engine emissions and performance development projects. Specific assignments are complex in nature and support the performance and emissions development of engine products.You will be part of a dedicated, motivated and successful team which offers a dynamic working environment supporting major projects both internally and externally. This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the performance and emissions development of Diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications.This role will be working from home with the requirement to travel to the Peterborough facility when required. Key responsibilities:You will be a Performance Systems Engineer for engine platforms within a dedicated team focused on delivering diesel engine performance that exceeds customer expectationsData analysis and engine performance predictions and problem solvingEngine simulation and performance modelling, including mathematical modelling of complicated physical problemsBuild, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms.Use simulation models effectively to solve urgent engineering problems.Lead issue investigations for complex systems interaction issues in NPI and/or current product spaces, working closely with customers, suppliers and process partnersWork with regulation team partners to maintain product compliance across worldwide territories.Required Qualifications and ExperienceBachelors or Master's degree in EngineeringSelf-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescalesDetailed and significant knowledge of internal combustion engines in some of the key areas outlined aboveAbility to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the businessExperience of MATLAB and SimulinkDesired Qualifications and ExperienceBe familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink) Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessmentExtensive understanding of control algorithms and logicExperience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictionsKnowledge of heavy-duty machine applicationsProduct validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)Product sign-off and report documentationKnowledge of mathematics, data analysis, numerical modelling and statisticsExperience of design of experiments, optimisation techniques and Robust engineering methodsThis 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. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    Performance Systems Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering business.Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of engine and machine technology? Do you have a background strategically controlling and coordinating the performance of engines and/or machines? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the contract role for you!You will be a significant contributor for engine emissions and performance development projects. Specific assignments are complex in nature and support the performance and emissions development of engine products.You will be part of a dedicated, motivated and successful team which offers a dynamic working environment supporting major projects both internally and externally. This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the performance and emissions development of Diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications.This role will be working from home with the requirement to travel to the Peterborough facility when required. Key responsibilities:You will be a Performance Systems Engineer for engine platforms within a dedicated team focused on delivering diesel engine performance that exceeds customer expectationsData analysis and engine performance predictions and problem solvingEngine simulation and performance modelling, including mathematical modelling of complicated physical problemsBuild, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms.Use simulation models effectively to solve urgent engineering problems.Lead issue investigations for complex systems interaction issues in NPI and/or current product spaces, working closely with customers, suppliers and process partnersWork with regulation team partners to maintain product compliance across worldwide territories.Required Qualifications and ExperienceBachelors or Master's degree in EngineeringSelf-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescalesDetailed and significant knowledge of internal combustion engines in some of the key areas outlined aboveAbility to communicate technical information effectively at all levels of the businessExperience of MATLAB and SimulinkDesired Qualifications and ExperienceBe familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink) Experience of complex Electronics and Controls system concept generation including drafting block diagram controls for simulation assessmentExtensive understanding of control algorithms and logicExperience of modelling complex systems, and the use of simulation tools to make confident predictionsKnowledge of heavy-duty machine applicationsProduct validation (FMEA, DVP&R, Data analysis)Product sign-off and report documentationKnowledge of mathematics, data analysis, numerical modelling and statisticsExperience of design of experiments, optimisation techniques and Robust engineering methodsThis 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. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £31 - £35 per year
    • randstad cpe
    Are you a design Engineer looking for your next challenge? The successful applicant for this position will join the Compact Engine Systems team and will take responsibility for design activities on electrical harnesses and packaging for theirengine ranges. Each project offers the opportunity to work on the harness design, supporting the development of engines designed to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.Key Responsibilities: 1. Design of harnesses and packaging of electrical components (sensors, ECM's, actuators etc.)2. Working directly with the engine architect to identify space claims3. Working with suppliers to develop harnesses & associated brackets4. Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validationneeds.5. Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.6. Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components,designs and suppliers.7. Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.Requirements:1.Experience in design of harnesses, brackets, and packaging of electrical components2.Experience with CREO3.Confident with communication and collaboration with multiple teams. Initiating interaction. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significantresponsibility for, the end-to-end design process for electrical systems. This gives our employees true productownership and the opportunity to see their products through to volume production. This is a 12 month contract, working 08:30-16:45 core hours, but there is flexibility around this. If this sounds like the role for you, click apply and we will be in touch soon! 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.
    Are you a design Engineer looking for your next challenge? The successful applicant for this position will join the Compact Engine Systems team and will take responsibility for design activities on electrical harnesses and packaging for theirengine ranges. Each project offers the opportunity to work on the harness design, supporting the development of engines designed to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.Key Responsibilities: 1. Design of harnesses and packaging of electrical components (sensors, ECM's, actuators etc.)2. Working directly with the engine architect to identify space claims3. Working with suppliers to develop harnesses & associated brackets4. Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validationneeds.5. Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.6. Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components,designs and suppliers.7. Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.Requirements:1.Experience in design of harnesses, brackets, and packaging of electrical components2.Experience with CREO3.Confident with communication and collaboration with multiple teams. Initiating interaction. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significantresponsibility for, the end-to-end design process for electrical systems. This gives our employees true productownership and the opportunity to see their products through to volume production. This is a 12 month contract, working 08:30-16:45 core hours, but there is flexibility around this. If this sounds like the role for you, click apply and we will be in touch soon! 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.
    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £12.60 - £17.08 per hour
    • randstad cpe
    JOB PURPOSE: Perform all aspects of stores related work with regard to; receiving, driving, unloading, progressing, packing and shipping / reshipping of parts for the whole of ERDC Peterborough. Dealing with Suppliers, Customers, Engineers and the use of electronic systems to book and track items are a major part of this role. JOB RELATED STATISTICS: Indeterminate JOB DUTIES: Receive, check and sign for all material as delivered from suppliers, both internal and externalResolve all queries relating to stores materialProgress the daily workload through stores to appropriate areas and respond rapidly to any urgent requestsCarry out stock checking and maintain record inventory accuracyProgress material around GED-UK and the Peterborough Campus, driving FLT, Flatbed, other handling equipment as requiredDelivery and collection of items from external storage facilities, including maintaining location records for theseEnsure "free issue" stores item stations and out of hours stores locations within the building are maintained and replenished using stock control systemsPick full engine build kits, for prototype engines, as required from pick sheets provided, identifying/labelling itemsExtensive knowledge and use of Internal systems for Booking in / out and tracking items, (training will be given)Exposure to requests from people from all levels within the businessOperation and stock control of Kardex storage equipmentFlexible to rotate between all stores functionsEnsure Safe Working practices are adhered to at all timesCollect and disposal of waste from the building to the appropriate areas, scrap yard etcKeep working areas, within the section clean and tidy, including perimeter Carry out any other duties that may be required from time to timeManning stores hatch throughout the shift for consumable itemsCompiling and distributing reports with regard to stock accuracy, part locations etc.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:Previous Stores experience is required along with a counter balance (F.L.T) truck license and full UK driving license.The incumbent for the role is required to have great attention to detail, ability to communicate by various means due to regular exposure with customers and be flexible with a willingness to work shifts and overtime 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.
    JOB PURPOSE: Perform all aspects of stores related work with regard to; receiving, driving, unloading, progressing, packing and shipping / reshipping of parts for the whole of ERDC Peterborough. Dealing with Suppliers, Customers, Engineers and the use of electronic systems to book and track items are a major part of this role. JOB RELATED STATISTICS: Indeterminate JOB DUTIES: Receive, check and sign for all material as delivered from suppliers, both internal and externalResolve all queries relating to stores materialProgress the daily workload through stores to appropriate areas and respond rapidly to any urgent requestsCarry out stock checking and maintain record inventory accuracyProgress material around GED-UK and the Peterborough Campus, driving FLT, Flatbed, other handling equipment as requiredDelivery and collection of items from external storage facilities, including maintaining location records for theseEnsure "free issue" stores item stations and out of hours stores locations within the building are maintained and replenished using stock control systemsPick full engine build kits, for prototype engines, as required from pick sheets provided, identifying/labelling itemsExtensive knowledge and use of Internal systems for Booking in / out and tracking items, (training will be given)Exposure to requests from people from all levels within the businessOperation and stock control of Kardex storage equipmentFlexible to rotate between all stores functionsEnsure Safe Working practices are adhered to at all timesCollect and disposal of waste from the building to the appropriate areas, scrap yard etcKeep working areas, within the section clean and tidy, including perimeter Carry out any other duties that may be required from time to timeManning stores hatch throughout the shift for consumable itemsCompiling and distributing reports with regard to stock accuracy, part locations etc.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:Previous Stores experience is required along with a counter balance (F.L.T) truck license and full UK driving license.The incumbent for the role is required to have great attention to detail, ability to communicate by various means due to regular exposure with customers and be flexible with a willingness to work shifts and overtime 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.
    • peterborough, east of england
    • contract
    • £23.26 - £31.53 per hour
    • randstad cpe
    Job Responsibilities and Duties: This role is responsible and accountable for the development, and / or communication and implementation of a regional strategy into support of a global sourcing strategy in PF Drivetrain. Responsible for development, management, and execution of the regional category strategy managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special procurement programs. Ensure business continuity, supplier risk management (capacity & financial), assurance of supply, contract management, supplier commercial negotiations, cost / spend management, Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) assurance, supplier on / off boarding, response time optimisation and resource management decisionsDemonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions and promoting a Zero-Defect methodology, as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.To serve as the primary contact for commercial discussions and negotiations with suppliersPromote the highest level of professionalism and business ethicsCollaborate with Supplier Development Engineers to lead and drive continuous improvement in Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management (QCLDM) with key suppliers. Build and foster mutually beneficial supplier relationships at all organisational levels.Identify, qualify, and on-board new suppliers and proactively manage their maturation within the business unitsSkills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, or engineering ideally gained in a manufacturing, off highway machines (Construction/Mining)An undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, reaching consensus on specific actions along with project execution.Relevant Purchasing experienceStrong Analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective communicator in written and oral form at all levels within the business units and supply baseSound negotiation experience; able to interpret, analyse, and negotiate contractual cost elements.Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles::Sound knowledge of Caterpillar procurement systems and procedures such as purchasing practicesUnderstanding of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management principles (QCLDM) principles.Supplier Capacity planning tools such as Rough Cut Capacity Planning Professional certification in Purchasing and / or Inventory Management preferred e.g. CIPSWorking with other European cultures as many of the suppliers are in Western Europe (Germany, France, Italy) 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.
    Job Responsibilities and Duties: This role is responsible and accountable for the development, and / or communication and implementation of a regional strategy into support of a global sourcing strategy in PF Drivetrain. Responsible for development, management, and execution of the regional category strategy managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special procurement programs. Ensure business continuity, supplier risk management (capacity & financial), assurance of supply, contract management, supplier commercial negotiations, cost / spend management, Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) assurance, supplier on / off boarding, response time optimisation and resource management decisionsDemonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions and promoting a Zero-Defect methodology, as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.To serve as the primary contact for commercial discussions and negotiations with suppliersPromote the highest level of professionalism and business ethicsCollaborate with Supplier Development Engineers to lead and drive continuous improvement in Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management (QCLDM) with key suppliers. Build and foster mutually beneficial supplier relationships at all organisational levels.Identify, qualify, and on-board new suppliers and proactively manage their maturation within the business unitsSkills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, or engineering ideally gained in a manufacturing, off highway machines (Construction/Mining)An undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, reaching consensus on specific actions along with project execution.Relevant Purchasing experienceStrong Analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective communicator in written and oral form at all levels within the business units and supply baseSound negotiation experience; able to interpret, analyse, and negotiate contractual cost elements.Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles::Sound knowledge of Caterpillar procurement systems and procedures such as purchasing practicesUnderstanding of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management principles (QCLDM) principles.Supplier Capacity planning tools such as Rough Cut Capacity Planning Professional certification in Purchasing and / or Inventory Management preferred e.g. CIPSWorking with other European cultures as many of the suppliers are in Western Europe (Germany, France, Italy) 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.

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