D&D Cost Engineer


Job summary

Jaguar Land Rover
Mechanical, Process/Chemical
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

As a Cost Engineer, you will part of a small team that create CPSCII level Should Cost targets against which a Value For Money appraisal is made, saving opportunities identified followed by collaboration with stakeholders to reach the best possible outcome for Jaguar Land Rover.

The role involves the generation of Should Cost at CPSCII level and supporting engineering discussions on resource requirements aligned to a work package description. You will systematically challenge supplier hourly rates and develop long term rate agreements and support VFM discussions with JLR component suppliers. You will also deliver all required administration, task management and planning and support the development and standardisation of departmental processes and working practices.

Working as a part of a dedicated team of engineers within the Finance department, this entails working with the supplier base and across all functions of Jaguar Land Rover to determine the most effective cost solutions to fulfil the product aspirations within the defined budget.      



To perform this position, you will require strong Engineering Development process & toolset knowledge and business and financial acumen with strong estimating skills. You’ll also require strength of character and a determination to champion cost saving opportunities and drive cost gap closure and strong computer literacy mainly MS Excel, expect to demonstrate a degree of adaptability to company/department-specific systems.


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.





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