VAVE Engineer, Value Analysis/ Value Engineering - £28k-£33k

On Target Recruitment Limited
£28k - £33k pa + Pension, Healthcare
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

- This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading manufacturer and distributor with over 100 years in the Windows & Doors Hardware industry
- Full product training provided
- International infrastructure and support network
- A company that offers tangible progression and development opportunities

The Role:

- As the VAVE Engineer you will be tasked with offering design support mainly for productivity improvement projects, involving value analysis and value engineering.
- You will be identifying ways to improve product margins on both existing portfolios and new products within the company
- Working amongst several cross functional teams within the business to improve efficiency, through managing the material and maintenance costs of the products
- The VAVE Engineer will primarily be working with mechanical components within the window & door hardware industry
- You will be heavily involved in the concept selection process, tasked with developing the design and manufacturing options for the company
- Producing extensive technical reports to consist of data analysis and managing the VA/VE projects
- Coordinating with the operations group in manufacturing facilities to implement VA/VE projects
- Unfortunately due to high levels of applications, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted

The Ideal Person:

- The successful applicant will hold strong project management skills, and a proven record of excellent communication within business
- Ideally you will have experience in using DFMEA and product costing
- Any product knowledge within the Window & Door hardware industry will be greatly beneficial
- Will hold a HNC/HND upwards in mechanical engineering
- Ideally you will have some 3D Modelling and 2D Detailing (CAD) experience, AutoCAD preferred
- Must be commutable to Warwickshire

Consultant: Liam Newton

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.