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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Cost Engineer (Sales)


Bielsko-Biała, Śląskie , PL, 43-346

Req ID 26392 Bielsko-Biała, Poland


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 Sales & Product Finance in explaining our Product Cost Structure to our Customers (OEM´s). In addition, you will lead global cross- functional teams to identify Cost down potentials in various workstreams.




  • Leading (cross-divisional) teams and conducting workshops to disclose cost structures to customers and/or working out cost reduction potentials in cooperation with customers
  • Demonstrating, explaining, and defending cost contents of quotations to customers
  • Define cost disclosure strategy based on different Sales Accounts and support key account management and sales negotiations with customer
  • Creation of a customer specific knowledge data base in terms of cost disclosure
  • Conduct Manufacturing Cost Analysis and support Change Management
  • Generate, check, and provide Product Cost & CO2 calculations
  • Consulting support and interface partner of domains Sales, Operations, Purchasing, Engineering & OEM´s




  • Degree in (Business, Industrial) Engineering, Business Administration or Economics (Bachelor, Master, Diploma) with focus on Finance, Operations
  • Proven professional experience, preferably in Manufacturing or Finance or (Technical) Sales environment (Cost Engineering/Process Engineering /Sales Engineering/ Profitability Management/ Finance/ Plant Controlling), ideally in Automotive
  • Profound knowledge of cost accounting desired
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Flexibility, resilience, and commitment
  • Very good moderation and presentation techniques
  • Willingness to travel on business
  • Excellent communication in English is a must, German is an advantage


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 Senior Cost Engineer (Sales) and apply now!



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