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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

CE Project Manager


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 17095

We are looking for a new colleague in the Finance Department at our location in Shanghai.


Your task

  • Best practice bottom-up calculations
  • Check, balance, and report of cost status
  • Realization support for target achievement throughout the entire product life cycle
  • Neutral reflection of derived target costs/price from a best practice point-of-view
  • Support in target alignment and achievement (e.g. purchasing, production and sales)
  • Identification and tracking of cost down measures
  • Support customer quotation competitiveness
  • Support all divisions to optimize their profitability via different Cost Engineering approaches (Benchmarking, Design-to-Cost, etc.)


Your responsibilities

  • Lead the target costing process with support from Sales, R&D, Controlling, Technology Cost Engineering and Purchasing
  • On time delivery of GDPEP Cost Engineering output (Design-to-Cost, Target Cost Management, etc.) to project team
  • Support Make vs. Buy analysis from neutral cost comparison perspective to build a solid basis for decision-making
  • Push gap closure to BPG/BPB (best practice calculations) from divisional project view with support from Technology Cost Engineering, Purchasing, Project Management, etc.
  • Cost and status reporting to different interfaces


Your profile

  • Bachelor or above degree
  • Rich experience in automobile industry, especially in Cost Engineering, VAVE and Project Management
  • Technology know how like, electronics, casting, injection molding, machining, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and solution-oriented mind
  • Knowledge in program management or as project leader
  • Fluent in English and very good communication skills


Be part of our ZF team as CE Project Manager and apply now!


Yingjun Guo

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