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  • Job reference: RMS0126942

Technical Analyst - Outsourcing - 24548

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/07/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Applications & Outsource Engineer

The Company has the capability to manufacture many of the prototype components used in the development of its new vehicles. However because of business growth in-house workshop prototyping capacity (Machining, Rapid Prototype, Model Making, Sheet Metalwork etc) is no longer sufficient and overload is being passed to other sub contract suppliers who have a similar prototyping capability.

Applicants without an Engineering background are welcomed as on the job familiarisation with the work of the department would be provided.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The person undertaking this role will assist with sending work to sub contract prototype suppliers to the Company. They will work as a member of a small team & be expected to request quotations, pass drawings and other data to suppliers, analyse quotations received and keep track of supplier delivery & performance. This role requires excellent organisational skills, initiative & an ability to communicate clearly at all levels, knowledge of basic engineering principles (metalworking, model making, RP etc) would be an advantage as would experience in a purchasing role. The incumbent will be asked to assist with other tasks as required.

This role requires a person who is used to working in an organised fashion, capable of using MS Office & able to keep diligent records. The position involves communicating with subcontractors and Engineers, obtaining quotations, preparing briefing notes for management, tracking supplier performance & liaising with sub-contractors undertaking work on be

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
This position is primarily an administrative role though some knowledge / experience of working in an Engineering environment would be an advantage. The candidate would need to have excellent organisational skills, good interpersional skills, apply initiative and be prepared gain a basic appreciation of prototyping techniques & principles. Experience in a purchasing or similar role may also be an advantage. A Driving Licence is required as travel to local suppliers would also be an advantage. It would be expected that candidates have good PC skills.

Experience of engineering workshop processes would be an advantage as would experience of working in a role requiring multitasking and/or personal organisational discipline such as purchasing. Using initiative, being delivery focused and diligent in delivering high quality work to deadlines are essential attributes.

Driving Licence preferred, though not essential
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