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Technical Value Engineer

NEW VACANCY! (PK7241)

TECHNICAL VALUE ENGINEER

EAST MIDLANDS

£28-30K + Company Car Package + Good Pension Plan and Share Options

Our Client is a leading manufacturer of bespoke, innovative Corrugated Packaging Solutions, they are currently looking to recruit a Technical Value Engineer to work closely with account managers and other key stakeholders to grow existing accounts and win new business. Use lean techniques to generate cost effective solutions to customer issues. Work alongside other technical team members, in order to ensure KPI targets are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with key accounts, developing relationships with key stakeholders
  • Provide feedback and advice to customers, account managers or other stakeholders on best fit packaging solutions
  • Provide innovative ideas and designs to generate direct/indirect savings
  • Take design briefs from customers, account managers or other stakeholders
  • Generate production samples using AG CAD software
  • Provide written reports to support proposals, either in Excel or Word format
  • Manage multiple projects from multiple stakeholders to achieve required deadlines
  • Test packaging specifications on demand and provide associated written reports to stakeholders
  • Carry out testing of proposed solutions to ensure fit for purpose status prior to full introduction
  • Maintain Tech dept records to standards required
  • Provide information and advice to other colleagues on request
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ensuring required deadlines are met

Skills & Competences:

  • Demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail, thoroughness and a methodical approach to work
  • Works at a pace that matches the requirements of the business and recognises the importance of timely completion of tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others
  • Shares information and resources with others as required
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions of management, and respond to requests from others in the team in a helpful manner
  • Contributing work and effort to group performance to meet agreed upon objectives and achieve team success
  • Ability to listen and understand information
  • Presents information in a clear and concise manner
  • Knows appropriate way of communicating with customers, peers and line managers and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrates respect for all individuals in all forms of communication
  • Treats people fairly and courteously
  • Shows a genuine interest in and makes sure the needs of the customers are met in a way that benefits both the customers and the organisation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the needs of internal and external customers
  • Ensures actions of self and others meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Monitors and manages own time to ensure daily objectives are met
  • Develops and improves procedures in agreement with line manager
  • Accepts additional challenges and responsibilities willingly and assists others
  • Self-reliant
  • Adapts to changes and uses resources effectively
  • Together with line manager, sets objectives, establishes priorities and develops plans
  • Arranges work schedules and prioritises work to meet deadlines
  • Seeks clarification and approval where appropriate before commences new projects or working methods
  • Willingness to work extra hours or help out in areas outside of role
  • Use of initiative to ensure tasks are completed
  • Supportive of manager and wider team goals and objectives
  • Carry out any reasonable request by the business
  • Experience in CAD design within a packaging sector.
  • Computer Literate and numerate
  • Experience of achieving customer savings through reengineering and/or establishment of new ways of working
  • Project management experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of business to business sales environment, particularly in a high volume, low margin context

Technical Value Engineer

East Midlands
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 8 Feb 2022

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