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Cost/Design Engineer

Location: Bolton, LAN, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0000727
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2020
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems UK Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe is focused on automotive components and systems. Our industry expert partners with our well-known customers forming the foundation of our success. Together we contribute to society with technological innovations and trendsetting ideas as well as comprehensive competences. Become part of our team and join our organization at our plant in Bolton (near Manchester) as

Cost Engineer & Design Support (m/f/d)

In this role you will be responsible for producing accurate and timely prices for future product quotations using cost engineering techniques as well as being the main technical window person between the Japan Design team and Hitachi Automotive Systems UK Ltd. You will be reporting to the local Quality Manager.

You are mainly responsible for:

  • Co-ordinate activities of the relevant departments in the formulation of cost engineering material, to produce accurate and timely quotations for all new business opportunities.
  • Support customer’s and internal activities utilizing Hitachi component design, testing and system application works
  • Create technical reports to the customer as required.
  • Be main contact between UK and Japan Design for technical product issue’s
  • Support APQP activities and lead certain activities, cooperating with Customer and Hitachi APQP teams
  • Provide support to any Customer quality related issues and to Production as required providing technical and data analysis for internal improvement projects
  • Undertake or manage market studies in order to understand opportunities for new business with Sales and in line with the business plan

 Your Profile:

  • Degree in Electronics Engineering, production engineering, design apprenticeship or similar qualification
  • 3+ years of proven professional experience in similar Automotive Customer or product support environment is preferable
  • Strong mathematical and excel skills as well as ability to work under pressure to demanding Customer timescales
  • Experience with project management, APQP and/or CAD data handling
  • Excellent communication and PC skills

Our offer

At Hitachi Automotive you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues. Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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