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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Cost Engineer

Country/Region:  IN

Coimbatore, TN, IN, 641659

Req ID 63930 Coimbatore, India


ZF is a global technology company. We supply mobility systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology. The group is a leading manufacturer of gearboxes for wind turbines. More than 80,000 Gearboxes currently power wind turbines all the over the globe producing a total output of 180 gigawatts. Within the ZF Wind Power Business unit we develop, validate and service gear units used in wind turbines producing sustainable energy and we have been doing this for more than 40 years! Today we build new drivetrain solutions to meet the requirements of the future. As wind turbines continue to grow, we are continuously pushed outside of our engineering boundaries, which makes it a challenging engineering environment to work in. Find out more:

We are looking for a new colleague in the Cost Engineering department at our location in Coimbatore, India.

Your Tasks:

  • Analyses client specifications and quotes focussed on costs in order to advise sales in value selling.
  • Analyse predesigns concepts and client specifications and participate and advise in the pre-sales process in order to ensure selection of the most cost optimal design balancing cost and needed budget (investments + resources)
  • Organise and conduct cost reduction workshops; channel the ideas to the right technological forum for further investigation or implementation, follow up on the progress of investigation and implementation in order to introduce new material applications, processes.
  • Make an analysis of differences in concepts for the same function related to cost, discuss the findings with the stakeholders involved in order to come to an agreement to embed the lessons learned in a design guideline.
  • Ability to come with proposals and drive discussions between the involved stakeholders


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years’ experience in an operational or engineering environment.
  • General engineering knowledge of understand a technical drawing, the functionality, the design process, Supply chain and production processes and parameters that drive the cost in design
  • Experience with Value Analysis and Value Engineering added advantage.
  • Knowledge of our ERP system w.r.t. Bill of Material and cost is an extra asset
  • Good knowledge of MS Office especially Excel, PowerPoint & Power BI 


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


Veerabrahmam Darukumalli


What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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