Procurement, Porject, RD Engineers

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Fulcrum Engineering

Thetford, Norfolk United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Fulcrum - Engineering & Technical, are acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are currently recruiting personnel at all levels who are qualified/skilled/experienced as: -

Project Buyer

Location: Thetford, Norfolk,

Position Overview

Sourcing, negotiating and procurement of goods and services to ensure that major project requirements

are met taking into account, price, quality and delivery. These activites will be undertaken in conjunction

with development and maintenance of a project Bills-of-Materials, tooling requirements and associated 3rd

party services, including Full Service Supply engineering contracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery

Targets

Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply

problems which may impact on the project

Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant engineering and program departments

Provide analysis on costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction activities

Identify and evaluate supply chain risk whilst developing robust risk mitigation strategies where necessary.

Prepare reports and updates as and when required

Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements

Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities

to make project savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods

Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules

Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications

Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships

Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.

Conduct research for new components and suppliers and prepare supplier nominations, taking into

consideration the commercial constraints relating to the relevant project.

Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation

Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance

Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues

Support and adhere to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system

Maintain a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum 3 years working in procurement environment within the engineering/manufacturing sector

ONC, A Levels, City & Guilds Level 3, BTec National Diploma Level 3 or

equivalent NVQ level 3 qualification

Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown

Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills/abilities

UK Driving Licence

Working Hours = 0800 - 1700 Mon - Fri

Term Work = Perm or 6 + month contract

Salary Range = Attractive Salary & Benefits - Depends on Quals & Experience

Job Title Required: = Development Engineer

Out Line of Key Requirements for the Job/Role: = Currently seeking to recruit a Development Engineer to join the growing team delivering specialised projects.

Duties: = As a development engineer, you will be involved in the development and optimisation of suspension systems for customer vehicles, as well as in-house projects, utilising Company chassis development rig and proprietary software. You will be involved in the optimisation of grip for specialised car suspension to many other categories and you will be involved in the optimisation of road car suspension for performance, comfort and grip.

You will also be involved in the development and optimisation of suspension products, including dampers, springs, etc. using the same techniques. Knowledge of suspension design would therefore be a distinct advantage as would an understanding of hydraulic systems.

This is a customer facing position, you can expect to be independently working directly with customers most days. Presentation skills and confident speaking are therefore essential, and the successful candidate will be comfortable in this high-pressure environment.

Qualities Required: =

If you have ten (10) years' experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering degree or equivalent and have the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you. It is expected that candidates will have a background in suspension design or similar experience.

Job Title Required: = Design Engineers & Technicians - Suspension/Structural

Out Line of Key Requirements for the Job/Role: = Currently seeking to recruit Suspension Design Engineers with a range of skills to join the growing team delivering motorsport and niche vehicle projects.

Duties: = As a suspension engineer, you will be involved in the concept and development of suspension systems, ranging from packaging and structural requirements to the detail design, modelling and drafting of precision components. You will be involved in projects through all stages of production so should be familiar with production and development methods. Knowledge of suspension design and optimisation would be a distinct advantage as would an understanding of hydraulic systems design. The role will include the creation, sign off and release of technical drawings for components and assemblies as well as BOM creation, component validation and customer interface.

Qualities Required: = If you have three (3) years' experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering degree or equivalent and have the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you. It is expected that candidates will have capability in either NX or CATIA CAD systems. Candidates should also be familiar with typical product development and part verification systems (e.g. FMEA, PPAP etc.).

Key Qualifications Required: =

Minimum HNC/HND third level qualifications.

Preference will be given to candidates with Degree level in Mechanical Automotive Engineering

CATIA - CAD Design skills

Ideal Qualifications Required: =

Safety Cards or Certs Required: =

Perm or Long Term Contract (6 + Months) : = Perm or pos Contract

Temp Contract in Weeks (Please state Min & Max) : =

Location Address & Post Code or Site Details & Dept: = Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Number of Personnel Required: = 1 +

Working Hours: = 0800 to 1700

Days to be Worked: = Mon to Fri

Rate of Pay: Very attractive salary & benefits depending on quals, skills, experience.

Job Title Required: = Structures/Analysis Engineer

Out Line of Key Requirements for the Job/Role: = Currently seeking to recruit Structures/Analysis Engineer with a range of skills to join the growing team delivering motorsport and niche vehicle projects.

Duties: = As a Structures/Analysis Engineer you will be responsible for carrying out all phases of assigned analysis projects. This will involve finite element modelling, results review, hand calculations, report preparation and presentation to support our divisions and outside customers. The engineer will work closely with other members of the team, including other analysis engineers, design engineers, manufacturing personnel and customers. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of analysis projects, from OEM components and mechanisms (ABAQUS, Optistruct) through to full vehicle structural analyses (ABAQUS, LS-Dyna) and vehicle dynamics (ADAMS).

Qualities Required: = If you have experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering Degree and the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you. It is expected that candidates will have worked with an analysis package (preferably HyperWorks, Abaqus, Matlab or ADAMS). Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong engineering aptitude and problem-solving skills.

Key Qualifications Required: =

Minimum HNCHND third level qualifications.

Preference will be given to candidates with Degree level in Mechanical Automotive Engineering

Ideal Qualifications Required: =

Safety Cards or Certs Required: =

Perm or Long Term Contract (6 + Months) : = Perm or pos Contract roles

Temp Contract in Weeks (Please state Min & Max) : =

Location Address & Post Code or Site Details & Dept: = Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

For more information on this position, please email your CV in Word, quoting job title, your name in the subject box of the email. Please note that if you have not been contacted within 14 days, your application for this position has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, you may still be considered for other positions in the future. Fulcrum Engineering, are only able to process applications from candidates who are currently resident and eligible to work in the UK and works successfully with an extensive list of local businesses, providing an honest, ethical and professional service to both candidates and clients.

By applying to this advertisement or/and sending us your CV..... click apply for full job details

Reference: 614440507

Similar Jobs

Buyer, Procurement, Proposal Engineers

Thetford, Norfolk United Kingdom

Fulcrum Engineering

Electrical Engineer

Thetford, Norfolk United Kingdom

Cooper Lomaz - Bury St Edmunds

Maintenance Engineer

Thetford, Norfolk United Kingdom

Pioneer Selection Ltd

R&D, Design, Production Engineers

Thetford, Norfolk United Kingdom

Fulcrum Engineering