E/E System Cost Engineer

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L&T Technology Services Ltd
NJ, United States

Web Site: http://www.lnttechservices.com/

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E/E System Cost Engineer


Auburn Hills, MI 

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  • Description:Responsible for generating cost reduction ideas through product process enhancement, works with suppliers to identify process/product efficiencies that will reduce overall costs, develops appropriate product specifications to achieve required function at minimum cost, represents Product Engineering in Value Add / Value Engineering and Cost Reduction workshops, participates in price benchmarking, teardown activities, synergy activities. The E/E System Cost Engineer will work on a team that is responsible for evaluating technical variable cost and tooling cost for new and current production of electrical components.  E/E System Cost Engineer responsible for all costs associated with electrical components. Responsible for establishing variable (piece cost) cost targets using directional, historical and bottoms up cost models. Component cost responsibility is maintained throughout program life (set concept target cost, analysis during new business placement and design change). Responsibilities also include tooling verification responsibility. Local travel may be required to review suppliers manufacturing plant layout and processes in support of the creation of "should" cost models. Cost collaboration with suppliers and Purchasing Department also required.   Basic Qualifications for this position: * Minimum of 5 years of automotive (OEM or supplier) experience * Minimum of 2 years of experience in wiring systems * Experience in activity based costing and/or quoting
  • Requirements:Completed Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years of automotive (OEM) or Automotive Supplier experience in automotive electrical systems, activity based costing, and/or quoting experience. Must have an understanding of production implementation & processes for electrical systems.Strong negotiation skills. Solid leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Some level of a college business degree: Associate in Business Management, BA in Business, or MBA is acceptable with 10 years of applicable experience.Problem Solving. Strong communication, interpersonal, and project management skills.  May be required to drive a company car. Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record. May be required to travel domestically and internationally (Canada) 20%