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Cost Engineer - Electronics

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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    Omar Salih

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Electronic Cost Engineer needed. An Electronic company is in need of an Electronic Cost Engineer to start ASAP on a 3 month+ contract (with likelihood of extension) in Milton Keynes.

The Cost Engineer will be able to manage the DFM/DFT core processes as well as the VA/VE process for a complex opto-electronical product from design start to SOP.

The responsibilities of the Cost Engineer include:

  • To work very closely with the Product Development Director and the product development team to provide input on best in class manufacturability (DFM/DFT) requirements to drive cost reduction throughout the complete design cycle.
  • To be the champion of all VA/VE, DFM/DFT related activities during product development within the company and responsible for planning and managing cost reduction projects across the product and supply chain teams
  • To be the custodian of the latest BOM costs for all of our products along with forecasted future cost reductions
  • To be the primary technical interface into our manufacturing partners for driving cost reduction activities during the industrialization design process.
  • To direct and champion manufacturing cost reduction activities with our supply base from a technical perspective
  • Responsible for generating cost reduction ideas through product and or manufacturing process enhancement.
  • Works with suppliers to identify process/product efficiencies that will reduce overall costs, develops appropriate product specifications to achieve required function at minimum cost.
  • Drives Value Add / Value Engineering and Cost Reduction workshops, participates in price benchmarking, teardown activities.
  • Manage the ideas and projects in a database and report the status of this activity to the product and supply chain teams and executive management team
  • g. Other such reasonable duties within the general scope of the job title, at the Product Manufacturing Director direction

If you fit the role, please apply immediately.