Cost Engineer
£45,000 - £50,000 /Annum

Cost Engineer

Ref: 3555| Posted: 4th Mar 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Cost Engineer | Melksham, Wiltshire 

Rate of Pay:£45,000 - £50,000 /Annum


Hours: 36-hour week

Days: Monday to Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm and Friday 8.30am-12.30pm

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire

Job Sector: Finance, Project Managemen, Analytical  


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has minimum 3 years of experience in the area of cost calculation or reduction
  • Is educated to Degree level or a relevant NVQ in Engineering 
  • Has experience working as industrial or process engineering (Ideal) 
  • Analytical Skills: Attention to detail, Produce reports in Excel and SAP, PolariX or another calculation tool
  • Proactively engage in continuous improvement
  • Good people skills to work within a team and able to work autonomously
  • SAP: Good Understanding and working knowledge of SAP
  • Project ownership, planning and management of projects 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Create cost transparency for purchased parts
  • Engineering and Technical know-how for specific products and suppliers (cost structure, technology (product and manufacturing))
  • Optimize costs by choosing the best technology
  • Teach Engineers in cost avoidance in the design
  • Support the purchasing team in negotiation with technical expertise 
  • Lead smaller cost improvement projects
  • Target costing for selected product portfolio and benchmarking of production processes



  • Experience of SAP or similar 
  • MS Office Experience 
  • Experience in Creo or similar
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Flexibility to travel



  • Subsidized on-site cafe 
  • Well At Work - Incentives 
  • Discounted gym membership 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Free on-site car park 
  • Employee discounts on 100s of high street brands 
  • Some flexibility in working hours 


C&D Group Ltd are acting as an employment agency in regards to this role

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 /Anumm