Value Stream Improvement Engineer

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
DL0844
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Automotive
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Key Tasks/Responsibilities

*Liaise with plants to identify cost down opportunities and develop action plans with the Plant Directors
*Be the lead representative in working with the Customers.
*Lead internal Cadence meetings ensuring Customer set targets are met at Plant level.
*Liaise with Manufacturing Engineering (UK & Europe) to assist in cost saving idea / design improvement sharing.
*Ability to manipulate, view and understand CAD data and Engineering drawings/GDT.
*Assist in general Business requirement as appropriate.

The Cost down engineer will be spending 20% of time on customer site. Also required to travel to all UK sites to support in Plant level meetings.

Qualifications, Experience and behaviours required

*Experience of delivering Projects within time and budget constraints
*Experience of Project Management techniques.
*Good communication skills to interact at all levels across the business including customers, suppliers, sales and engineers both internal and 2nd Tier, with ability to present to a senior level of management
*Ability to understand, interpret and act upon customer feedback.
*Have proven engineering background
*Qualified to Graduate level in appropriate engineering discipline
*Extensive knowledge of Microsoft software such as Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
*Strong team-working skills, decision making, and ability to provide direction as appropriate
*Proactive and positive attitude and approach.
*Spanish preferred, but not essential.
*Experience of Catia V5 and Team-centre software (optional)

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