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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Product Cost Engineer


Bielsko-Biała, Śląskie , PL, 43-346

Req ID 25733 Bielsko-Biała, Poland


“Product Cost Engineer”

Cost Engineering is the reliable partner for all business- and cross-functional teams in pro actively identifying, managing & driving of targets & measures supported by neutral, total Cost Structure Analysis in all phases of the product Lifecycle to achieve Product Cost Targets & to increase profit of the Active Safety Systems Division within the ZF Group.


You’ll be part of our global team and support developing our innovative Steering and Braking Systems to meet the Cost targets by generating product cost transparency as well as identifying & evaluating best practice, innovative solutions for the design and manufacturing concept under total cost aspects.




  • Generate, check and provide Product Cost & CO2 calculations
  • Generate cost transparency
  • Proactive driver of Design-to-Cost initiatives​ & Measure Management​, this includes a guided, systematic and structured idea generation as well as calculation for Design-to-Cost / Cost Down Idea evaluation and Support of Change Management
  • Commercial evaluation of technical concepts
  • Develop best practice procedures and create a knowledge data base​ on product group
  • Consulting support and interface partner of domains Development, Production, Purchasing, VA/VE




  • Degree in Manufacturing/Engineering (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) with focus on Production, Mechanics and/or Mechatronics
  • Proven experience in an automotive, manufacturing or engineering environment (Cost Engineering/Process Engineering /Product Engineering/Sales Engineering or VAVE), ideally in automotive
  • You have a distinct cost awareness and good knowledge of a variety of manufacturing processes and components and you can evaluate and analyze associated costs
  • Strong communicator, flexible, self-motivated and with an ability to work collaboratively with others on own initiative
  • Enjoy working in a global team and fluent in English language


We offer:


  • Working with the state-of-the-art, top technologies at a large scale (global infrastructure) and gaining hands-on experience;
  • Attractive career opportunities in an international environment;  
  • Private medical care, MyBenefit platform, discounts package on goods and services;
  • Flexible working hours, home office and very good working environment;
  • Opportunity to work 100% remotely during the pandemic period (hybrid model of work afterwards – 60% remotely, 40% on-site);


Be part of our ZF team as Product Cost Engineer and apply now!



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