Senior Product Cost Manager

Location:Bath and North East Somerset
Job Type:Full Time
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Role Summary:

An internationally leading manufacturing company are looking for a Costing Leader- NPI to join a newly created costing centre of excellence.

Based in Bristol/Aberdeen/Montrose, the role provides management of product cost estimating, developing & maintaining the business cost catalogue, sensitivity analysis and cost trending of various products within BHGE Oil & Gas UK Ltd’s Subsea Production Systems portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with key functions in maintaining and driving the operating rhythm around the business cost catalogue.
  • Support the product management team in driving value engineering efforts across the business leveraging should cost/design to cost methodologies where appropriate.
  • Costing leadership driving and supporting system cost reduction in partnership with the product management and engineering team.
  • Support review and set up of current estimating procedures across the business working closely with the commercial and project execution teams, helping the business establish costing standards
  • Support the commercial teams to review product cost information for deals in the orders pipeline
  • Works closely with project execution teams to review latest costing information and capture within the cost and estimating framework
  • Manage and develop typical cost estimates to support the building block approach in the standard design database
  • Works closely with marketing/pricing team in understanding competitive/industry cost related dynamics by collecting, analysing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Lead in the accurate cost estimation of new equipment designs and provide clear explanation to senior management of risks and opportunities
  • Degree in Engineering or MBA
  • Specialization in Project Management/cost estimation/Quantity Survey
  • Strong experience in project cost estimating or cost controlling preferably in terminal or process industry
  • Analytically strong in cost estimating, risk assessment and reporting.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous
  • Possess good project background and technical writing ability and skills.
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
  • Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiarity with Cleopatra cost estimating system
  • Proven ability to deliver results
  • Bristol / Aberdeen / Montrose, UK

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

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