We are currently recruiting a Commercial Engineering Graduate to work for a leading Aerospace business in Southampton. The ideal candidate will have recently graduated and have keen interest in Engineering and desire to work within a commercial environment.
Assisting the Commercial & Programme management function as required.
Develop presentations, agendas and correspondence to support bid / no bid decisions, site lifecycle management gates and project meetings where necessary.
New Business proposals including:
Creating (populate) an Excel® based business model, applying rates and factors to cost information in order to establish price.
Liaison across all functions (design engineering, tooling, manufacturing engineering, sourcing, quality & finance) to develop, and analyse both new and existing non-recurring & recurring costs.
Review and understand all customer technical data (drawings, specifications, CAD models) in order to generate a granular commercial assessment.
In addition to new proposals, pricing support will be required for:
Contract pricing extensions (including contractual escalation)
Modifications and changes
Return to Works (RTW)
Customer price lists (CPL)
Develop cost analysis including trade studies and Design to Cost (DtC)
Customer interaction as required to negotiate spares, repairs orders, whilst also supporting larger bid negotiations.
Qualifications / Experience
Right to work in the UK.
Preferably Degree in Engineering (Ideally aeronautical, mechanical, manufacturing, design or production) Finance / Law / Business / or other relevant field considered.
Alternatively have a relevant apprenticeship / HNC / HND with suitable experience.
Sound commercial acumen, attention to detail, general business understanding.
Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Excel® in particular) are essential.
Ability to contribute effectively to team-working and group discussions.