Job Description

Cost Reduction Project Lead

Based in Peterborough a Cost Reduction Project Lead is required on a 12 month contract basis to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel engines.

This is an great opportunity to join a leading edge and exciting programme of work which does offer an excellent working environment.

You'll be the key communicator for multiple projects including Product and Process Development. This includes interfacing with Suppliers, Purchasing, Engineering and any other relevant areas in the business and ensure early supplier collaboration on design, manufacturability, assembly, cost and quality.

Responsible for the planning and execution of all activities associated with project delivery including cost modelling and validation whilst adhering to all internal business processes and maximise cost reduction opportunities.

The primary focus of this position is the development of detailed component cost models and high level cost estimates in both the NPI and Current product arena. You will also provide cost reports as necessary to support the assigned project and programs.


  • Project background and an understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Really into data and analysis and being able to read engineering drawings.
  • Experience of Team Centre
  • Good Communication, time management and excellent analytical skills.
  • Able to work to timelines and deadlines.
  • Need to be self-sufficient and able to take a lead on your own work.

Please note you'll be required to work via Umbrella or PAYE.

If you would like to be considered for this role please don't hesitate to click apply or call Daniel McShane for more information.

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