May 13, 2022
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Job Type


A global automotive component manufacturer require a Senior Cost Estimator in tooling to achieve cost optimised design solutions and competitive cost through providing fact based input and negotiation support to reach the best price for the business. The ideal candidate will have experience in creating cost calculations for injection mould tooling.

Commutable from: Birmingham, Coventry, Tamworth, Solihull, Redditch, Warwick, Shirley

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 p.a. CIRCA

Suitable for: Tooling Engineer, Senior Tooling Engineer, Tooling Manager, Injection Moulding Project Engineer

The Role

Reporting into the Cost Estimating Director you will have the following duties:

-Establish a tooling cost database for key commodities.
-Provide cost estimates.
-Evaluate and challenge both internal and end customer cost targets where appropriate.
-Work with Commodity Buyers to improve cost transparency.

The Person

As a time served Toolmaker, you will have the following experience:

-A background in either Injection mould, blow moulding or cast tooling.
-Substantial experience in cost estimation for tooling in the automotive industry.
-Fluency in German is advantageous.

To apply for this opportunity please click to apply or contact Greg Kneuss at the Ethero office in Telford for further details.

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