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Cost Estimator - Automotive Industry


Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 19015

As a member of the global Cost Estimation team you work on Business Cases from different Regions, Europe, Asia-Pacific, North & South America.


Your tasks:
•    Consolidate input data from various functional groups and enter data into a business case/BQT to calculate program financials and new quotes;
•    Safeguard quality and accuracy of quote by checking base data and reviewing results for reasonableness;
•    Consolidation of Global Program Profitability and update of business cases during GDPEP gates;
•    Analyze and provide walks and explanations for cost deviation of update phases in regards of CQA assumptions and input changes;
•    Assure cost update following technical definitions in development progress in each program phase;
•    Estimate Purchased components for RFQ (quote) and development phase (in cooperation with the Commodity buyers);
•    Proceed with Program Financial calculation online with Finance parameters up to date (Hourly rates, Material productivity, etc).


Your Profile:
•    Degree as Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent education;
•    Several years of experience in program development, cost estimating, prototyping or equivalent. Knowledge of different manufacturing processes of SBS product line (injection molding, die casting, stamping, galvanization, assembly, webbing process, etc.) and GDPEP process for Seat Belts Systems development;
•    Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and manufacturing solutions;
•    Ability to communicate a clear financial picture to all levels of the organization - provide detailed reports and analyses;
•    Excellent skills in Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office) and experience with database programs as Microsoft Access.


Specific Skills for this position:
•    Fluent English language skills (speaking and writing) and detail oriented with an attitude for continuous improvement
•    German and/or Polish language skills are an advantage but not essential;
•    Availability for traveling and time flexibility (working with different time-frame regions);
•    Experience on working with remote teams and different cultures;
•    Team worked oriented and able to obtain clear and appropriate inputs from team to build and communicate Current and accurate Program Profitability.


We offer:

•    Stable employment and possibility of professional development in an international environment;
•    Opportunity to work with innovative automotive technologies;

•    Possibility of remote or hybrid work after introduction phase;
•    Benefit package – private healthcare, life insurance, relocation bonus, My Benefit system etc.


When applying please provide your CV in English.


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




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