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Cost Engineer-Needed Now!!

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Company: CDI Corporation
Job Type Name: Science and Research Jobs
Date Updated: 2014-07-30
Job Number: 22370003
Job Title: Cost Engineer-Needed Now!!
Job Description: Cost Engineer-NEEDED NOW!! We have an immediate need for a Cost Engineer (Interior / Overhead Systems)!!! JOB DESCRIPTION Work Activities: 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 Interior Overhead System / Hard Trim Tooling Specialist is responsible for all tooling costs associated with headliner/overhead system and/or hard trim Responsible to establishing investment cost targets using directional, historical and bottoms up cost models Component tooling cost responsibility is maintained throughout program life (set concept target cost, analysis during new business placement and design change) Responsibilities also include tooling asset existence verification 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 Chrysler Purchasing Department also required Requirements: 3 or more years of experience with automotive headliner/overhead system, instrument panel, or secondary/assembly tooling Experience with activity based costing &/or quoting experience Understanding of production implementation & processes for headliner/overhead system, instrument panel, or secondary/assembly tooling Strong negotiation skills Solid leadership, interpersonal and communication skills Some level of a college study: Currently attending/taking classes toward an Engineering or Business degree, or holding a Bachelor degree in a Business or Science field of study CDI is an Equal Opportunity Employerdf-mn

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City: Auburn Hills
State: Michigan
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