System Cost Engineer – Engine Systems

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Technology Resource Group (TRG)
Auburn Hills, MI, United States

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System Cost Engineer – Engine Systems


Auburn Hills, MI 

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System Cost Engineer – Engine Systems
NO H1B or OPT Sponsorship is available for this position!
Our customer located in Auburn Hills, MI is seeking a System Cost Engineer – Engine Systems.
The salary range for this position is dependent upon level of experience.
Will be required to drive a company car.  Valid driver’s license is required, as well as a clean driving record.
Will be required to travel domestically and internationally (up to 20%).  Occasional day trips with possible overnight travel are required.  Potential international travel to Mexico.
Candidates must be able to start preferably in 2 weeks, but a maximum of 3 weeks from acceptance date.
Responsible for establishing technical cost for assigned components throughout program life, including establishing piece cost and tooling investment targets, negotiation support for new business placement, and cost analysis for design changes.  Working from process Bill of Materials (BOM), drawings and/or samples, develop technical cost and investment / tooling models for Engine Systems components and systems using activity-based costing methodologies.  Provides subject matter expertise to support engineering and purchasing organizations at working levels and to executive leadership.  Analyze supplier quotes and reach agreement on appropriate piece cost and tooling cost using activity-based costing.  Must understand elements of piece cost and investment for various manufacturing processing typical for the production of assigned commodities.
The Engine Systems Tooling / Process Cost Engineer is responsible for approval of tooling in Chrysler System and Asset Verification of tooling after tooling has been built.  The Engine System components include Engine Cooling, Fuel Systems, Air Induction System, and Exhaust Systems.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, or Engineering is required.
  • 5 or more years of automotive product development, design, design / release costing experience for Engine Systems components.
  • Activity-based costing experience with engine systems components.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and/or Google Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized to manage many programs and cost details simultaneously.
  • TeamCenter proficiency is preferred.
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Please forward your resume in MICROSOFT WORD document format via separate email to and include “System Cost Engineer – Engine Systems” in the subject line of your email.
We appreciate your interest in Technology Resource Group.  After careful review and consideration of your resume, we will contact you directly if we are interested in pursuing a further assessment.