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Senior Engineer


Hyderabad, TG, IN, 500032

Req ID 40081 Hyderabad, India

 Evaluation of components under significant technological changes under cost aspects along the entire value chain.

Support in the cross-divisional representation of project interests in order to achieve target costs.

Consulting of the development during the concept selection for the purposes of a cost-efficient product design (functional cost analysis, design-to-cost, target costing).

Concept costing estimation in pre-development projects and identification of process alternatives.

Cost side accompaniment with the change management process of the product (focus on component and process).




  • Support of Senior Cost Engineers and Product Cost Engineers during the Product Development Process (e.g. in Product benchmarks)
  • Generation of Best-Practice-Product Cost Calculations considering a Total Cost approach
  • Calculation of the Cost impact associated with technical changes
  • Execution of internal and external Manufacturing process validations (Brown-Field examinations) and evaluation of the Cost performance in the Hot Forging, Iron casting, Bearings, tubes and wire forming/Steel components, Plastic components & part and assembly tooling’s
  • Identification of measures for optimization of Cost structures
  • Collection and documentation of technology-specific master data in collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Support of the definition and continuous development of group wide Cost Engineering Reference-processes
  • Support the continuous development of technology-specific tools in Cost Engineering
  • Team member in international and cross functional projects and steering of subprojects


Job Specific Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Production/automotive.


  • Studies of Engineering science or comparable education and a first work experience in a responsibility suitable for Cost Engineering (e.g. Production Engineering, Methods dept.)
  • Knowledge/Specialization about Manufacturing technologies (Hot Forging, Iron casting, Bearings, tubes and wire forming/Steel components, Plastic components & part and assembly tooling’s)



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Veerabrahmam Darukumalli

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