• Senior Costing Engineer

    Posted Date 7 days ago(12/07/2018 10:36)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Job Function
    Sales & Commercial
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4800 colleagues we operate from 27 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    With specialist knowledge of integrated design and manufacturing solutions for high technology, high mix and complex products, TT's Stadium EMCE business offers a complete electronics assembly service from design – electronic, mechanical and software -prototype, new product introduction, global procurement, in house tooling and moulding, PCB assembly, box build and test, packaging and global logistics.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    To assist the Sales Director and Business Development Manager in evaluating and preparing customer quotations from initial RFQ through to order placement.  To review RFQ’s with a view to preparing the ‘best fit’ solution in terms of functionality and cost.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Determine cost estimate targets during the design and development process, recommending cost effective solutions.
    • Gather proposals, specifications and related documents and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products.
    • Establish cost estimates of production processes and tooling costs and review alternatives or put forward recommendations for improvements.
    • Generating labour estimates, liaising with production and engineering functions to identify most economic processes.
    • Progressing material costs either directly or via the purchasing function.
    • Collating labour and material costs in providing product cost of sales and setting prices against various margins.
    • Assess cost effectiveness of products and track actual costs relative to budget and report status on a regular basis to ensure costs are in line with forecasts.
    • Monitor and review data and information to detect or assess problems.
    • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis.
    • Liaise directly with customers in relation to engineering and commercial topics.
    • Ensure all relevant documentation, systems and records are kept up to date.
    • DFM assessment and reporting.
    • Any other reasonable technical and commercial duties as required.

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    Skills and Experience

    • HNC minimum or HND preferable with experience in electro-mechanical bespoke solutions.
    • Additional electronics experience would also be an advantage.
    • Ideally minimum 5 years’ experience within the HMI (Human Machine Interface) (or similar).
    • Experience in the aviation sector would be a distinct advantage.


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