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cost engineer

  • Procurement
  • Cambridge
  • £20 - £24 per hour
  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • 240555D
  • 05 Jun 2018
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Job Description For Vacancy No: 240555D
Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Peterborough

Job Position: Cost Engineer

Job Status: Contract

Job Profile: Responsible for facility performance levels to corporate targets for inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results.
Exercises moderate independent judgement with direction from supervisor

Responsibilities: Performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results.

Working on the deployment of the Supply Chain Planning Process, which develops the Plan for Every Part and Pull Replenishment methods for a facility.

Working effectively with diverse, multi-functional teams in order to apply the supply chain planning process and leading team efforts to develop lean material flow plans for a facility, which may include implementing changes to factory floor layout and material presentation at the point of use.

Gathering and analysing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production.
Gathering and analysing data about supplier shipping performance and variability % for each part number.

Developing material flow plans for all material coming into a facility for production. Reviewing, analysing and cleaning data prior to migration it into the PFEP Web Tool.

Leading the work of Supply Chain Planning Analysts in the documentation of this data into the Plan for Every Part web tool.

Creating and maintaining a site level Flow Map for parts used in production. Leading deployment teams, in the execution of Pull Material Replenishment processes in a plant.

Performing physical, tactical work across multiple functions to make improvements required to attain MQ or other like Certification for a Facility.
Performing physical, tactical work to reduce / eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value stream level, working with a cross-functional team of personnel.

Experience: APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification.
College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering.
Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process.
Significant supply chain job experience.
Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes.
Experience and knowledge of lean concepts and tools.
Experience and knowledge about CPS supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes, Supply Chain Planning analytical tools, material flow and throughput efficiency.

Skills &
Competencies: Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures and solid product knowledge.
Ability to design and deploy lean systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to daily requirements.
Strong understanding and previous experience using common supply chain systems.
Knowledge of and / or experience deploying using 6Sigma Project Management principles.
Leadership skills to effectively lead supply chain improvements making the best use of available resources, while maintaining strong people focus and fulfilling the responsibilities for leading people.
Strong collaborative, interpersonal and negotiation skills in order to drive common supply chain processes across multiple departments within a business division.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to creatively solve complex problems.

Rate: Between £20 - £24 per hour on a limited / umbrella company basis


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