Technical Cost Engineer

Posted on Apr 1, 2021 by IC Resources

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Snr Technical Cost Estimator

Become part of a world class supplier to the automotive industry. If you are an experienced Cost Estimator / Engineer looking for a role within a global first-class organisation please read on.

Job Purpose:

Generate detail cost breakdowns for process, tooling and logistic from RFQs with international operating customers. Support the customer base for sales and technical enquires. Maintain and increase turnover.

Role requirements:

  • Analyse enquiries received and establish the suitability of the enquiry.
  • Generate quotations analysis (QAF's) for customers in response to RFQs received.
  • Ensure that all data to be supplied to customer is accurate and is presented in a professional and timely manner.
  • Generate costing details for process, tooling and logistic content of received RFQs
  • Lead enquiries and manage deadlines of RFQs to ensure that the customer's requests are handled.
  • Create project documentation in agreed format to show capacity requirements and contribution data applicable to customer RFQ/quotation.
  • Ensure all orders are processed through a contract review that includes price validity, payments terms and economic batch quantities.
  • Support weekly APQP meeting to ensure the smooth introduction of project parts into the manufacturing plants.
  • Establish and develop relationships with key customer costing engineers to ensure that all requests are received and potential cost benefits from process and tooling are agreed and are handled in a professional manner

You must have experience in:

  • PowerPoint and CAD, with advanced skills on excel.
  • You will need to be familiar with the costing practice of the Automotive Industry and its Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.
  • You should be able to discuss and convince the customers costing expert of your knowledge.
  • You will based in the UK and be required to spend a period of 3-6 months in Germany with travels to the European continent.
  • You will need to have experience as a cost estimator team leader with a background in pressings and process.
  • University degree or equivalent level of education.

Excellent salary and the chance to travel the globe.


Reference: 1148042043

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