Senior Cost Engineering

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28th November 2023





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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.


The Vendor Tooling Department is a subdivision of the Cost Engineering function within the Finance Department and is responsible for ensuring the correct use of Jaguar Land Rover funds appertaining to all aspects of supplier-based tooling in line with product aspirations.

Cost Engineering is an exciting department that plays a key role in our business; it is driven by a passion to deliver profitable growth, by partnering the business in all our operational functions (principally Product Development, Advanced Product Creation, Finance and Purchasing).

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities will include:

Delivering ‘vendor tooling should cost' estimates for a specific sub-set of parts and vendor Tooling cost and content sign off.

Influencing programme affordability by identifying & pursuing volume appropriate tooling solutions.

Identifying and supporting the implementation of opportunities to reduce costs and influencing relevant programmes and commodity directions.

Perform value for money cost analysis on component design changes - part and tooling and be a role model and inspire others to excel in professional behaviour and technical expertise.




In order to be considered for this position it is advantageous to hold a formal qualification such as Degree within Engineering or any other relevant subjects.

The successful candidate needs to understand the principles and inputs into part cost; ability to manage, maintain and utilise data to support cost activities and good all-round knowledge of standard computer programmes.




Tool Design knowledge and experience, preferably across multiple process technologies.

Understand Tool & Component Design and production Process Manufacturing Experience.

Effective cross-functional team working experience.

Influencing skills to manage the activities with a good level of independence.

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