Product Cost Engineer

We have a brand-new vacancy for a Product Cost Engineer with extensive experience in Manufacturing Cost Management systems to join a world leading R&D consultancy. The job location is very flexible – the company have numerous offices around the UK but the nature of the role involves frequent travel so there are further possibilities of being largely home-based.


  • • Developing and delivering a web-based cloud benchmarking and cost engineering platform across different industries and markets (Europe, Asia & North America)
  • • Active participation of delivery of cost optimisation projects for external
  • • Support teardowns, benchmarking activities and bottom-up costing that will form the crux of the comparative cost optimisation platform
  • • Play a key part in the development of the toolset / product
  • • Delivery of calculations and subsequent quality assurance responsibilities for calculations & data
  • • Idea generation through successful co-ordination and running of VAVE Workshops.
  • • Approval and implementation of innovative cost management ideas

Product Cost Engineer Requirements:

  • • A degree or an apprenticeship in Electronics engineering
  • • Work experience in the automotive industry or similar manufacturing company, preferably in an electronic or process engineering capacity
  • • Relevant experience within one of the following areas: electronics systems, powertrain, chassis, body/exterior and interior would also be advantageous
  • • Strong and demonstrable product/process engineering knowledge
  • • Experience in Cost Estimating and use of appropriate tools
  • • Competence in project management / process analysis / Lean Manufacturing Management / manufacturing technology
  • • Ability to travel/work away from home.

A second European language would be an added benefit.

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 11732
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000
  • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
  •   London
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