Estimating & Manufacturing Engineer

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Estimating & Manufacturing Engineer

Our family owned vehicle armouring and protection client is looking for a Estimating and Manufacturing Engineer to join them on a permanent basis at either their Surrey or West Sussex facility.

Job Description

Title - Estimating & Manufacturing Engineer
Location - Surrey or West Sussex
Salary - £35,000 - £40,000

Specific Responsibilities

" Interface with the Engineering Team to ensure manufacturability of design and provide guidance and advice where required.
" Estimate and record component cost throughout the design process and provide suggestions to the project team to reduce the cost through design changes, material selection, tooling investment and manufacturing processes.
" Create costed Bill of Material (BoM) that is tracked, updated and reviewed throughout the project (bid to production release)
" Liaise with the Procurement Team to ensure the correct suppliers are selected and supported for project procurement activities.
" Support the Project and Sales team in creation of customer proposals.
" Arrange and chair BoM review meetings with the Project Teams to champion cost reduction activities.
" Participate in project review meetings and provide feedback to the Project Team on the tracking and progress of the design cost.
" Liaise with Production staff to understand the assembly process and provide advice and guidance to the Project Team on how the design can be improved to reduce the assembly time and process cost.
" Establishing and reporting performance metrics, KPI's, monthly reports, etc.
" Meeting internal business reporting requirements.
" Facilitate Gateway reviews used to assess the maturity and delivery of the technology.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties but it is intended to give a general indication of the range of work undertaken and will vary in detail in the light of changing demands and priorities within the Department. Any substantive changes in the range of work undertaken will be carried out in consultation with the job holder.

Person Specification

Preferred Qualifications
" Engineering qualification or equivalent experience
" Welding qualification or relevant experience
" Machining qualification or relevant experience
" CAD qualification or relevant experience


" Experience with vehicle BOM structures.
" Experience in cost estimating.
" Experience dealing with Senior and sometimes challenging individuals.
" Understanding of system integration and configuration management.
" Use of business management software tools such as: SAP, ERP systems.
" Understanding of Project life-cycle management.
" Understanding of Risk and opportunity management.
" Understanding of Sub-contract and customer management.
" Understanding of engineering drawings
" Understanding of welding and machining processes
" Understanding of tooling requirements
" Relevant experience of delivering project support of a technical product from concept phase through to prototyping and trials.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.