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Cost Engineer

  • Location

    County Tyrone

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

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  • Salary:

    Salary DOE

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Cost Engineer
Ref. VAC-12692
Mid Ulster / Co. Tyrone
Full-time Hours
Salary - DOE
This employer is a long-established global leader in their sector and supply to the crushing screening, and recycling industries (to name a few).
Due to continued success and growth they are now hiring across a range of departments and we are excited to be assisting them in their search for new team members.
Currently seeking a Cost Engineer with 2 +years’ experience in a similar role and good knowledge of manufacturing.

Role Details:
To be responsible for providing estimates for product manufacturing and the necessary support activities from concept through development and industrialisation.

Act as customer liaison for receiving cost enquiries, resolving queries and developing cost quotes.
Analyse product drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, overheads and labour costs to incorporate into estimates.
Consult with personnel in other departments e.g. manufacturing, programming, sales and purchasing, to discuss and formulate estimates, address influencing factors, understand and implement changes/adjustments to cost estimates.
Establish material quantities and ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) are accurate, up-to-date and reflect current manufacturing practices.
Develop standard costs for high volume products and ensure timely response to customer enquiries.
Develop and agree effective estimating methodologies and synthetics.
Assess cost effectiveness of products or services, by tracking actual costs relative to estimates.
Maintain cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures with a focus on cost savings where possible.
Liaise with the Customer Account Managers, sales & production to ensure order quotes are provided timely to the
customer and that production are able to meet the delivery schedule.
Work collaboratively with the customer to meet urgent requirements e.g. breakdowns and communicate with the Quality Engineer regarding any customer complaints.
Any other duties, within reason and capability, as agreed with the Senior Managers / Managing Directors.

Educated to minimum HNC/HND standard or 2 years relevant experience.
Recent experience in estimating/cost engineering (2+ years).
A sound appreciation of manufacturing processes.

If you have exceptional communication skills, verbal and written, strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills and are able to assimilate facts from a range of sources and have effective time management skills, the ability to achieve results and are proficient in the use of MS Office Packages as well as meeting above criteria then get in touch.

Preference will be shown to those who also have a background in engineering/manufacturing, relevant production life cycle experience and can demonstrate ability to formulate partnerships with customers.

Additional Information:
8am – 5pm Mon to Thurs and 8am – 2pm on a Fri (40xhrs per week)

How to Apply:
Please send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note or email to David/Robert in our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
Note only suitable applicants will be contacted.

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