- Tertiary qualification Engineering an or/Cost Accounting
- Minimum five years’ experience in piece cost estimations, tooling and equipment/CAPEX, estimating of stampings, tubes and complex weld assemblies.
- Must be able to read drawings and understand material selections
- Price negotiation experience
- German language skills will be beneficial.
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Good planning & organizing
- Create and review cost estimates
- Provide program managers and senior management with comparison of target and actual business results for current and new programs
- Negotiate piece cost, capital expenditures, tooling and E, R&D cost with customers and suppliers
- Validate and maintain cost models and base data
- Attend and participate in internal and external VAVE cost reduction workshops
- Update and maintain selling prices in SAP