An interesting and unique position has become available working with a leading Automotive Manufacturing company who are global leaders in their field based in Swindon, Wiltshire.
This is a superb opportunity for a Purchasing Engineer to work within the Technical Procurement function of an important automotive manufacturer where your function will be involved with providing specialist technical and engineering knowledge to the wider procurement function including costing verification and supplier process improvements.
This opportunity will allow you to develop your engineering knowledge within a large automotive manufacturer. Training will be provided and there will be plenty of scope to develop both knowledge and skills within this role.
You will be expected to take responsibility for:
- Costing and verifying suppliers' manufacturing Investment for new project tooling.
- Lead tooling cost negotiation
- Creation of tooling strategies and toolmaker selection.
- Market Research (industry trends & benchmarking and toolmaker mapping)
- Detailed cost analysis of parts & investment
- Accurate reporting and target setting
Key focus areas within the section include press, weld, casting forging machining, Injection moulding and associated tooling.
This is an outstanding opportunity to utilise your engineering expertise within a fast paced and wide ranging role. Candidates with existing experience of either cost verification or technical audits are also encouraged to apply.
Skills & Experience
*Experience of cost verification
*Stamping/Welding and/or Plastic injection moulding/assembly process knowledge
The following would be advantageous
*Relevant engineering degree or equivalent
*Experience working within a project management environment would be beneficial
For further information or to apply please contact Lisa Brassington on or email
Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.