Autoliv's primary goal is to Save More Lives. Our products never get a second chance. This is why we can never compromise on quality. We are working to increase vehicle safety by developing seatbelts, airbags and steering wheels and you can be part of our team as Cost Engineer.
If you think you'll like to manage the following responsibilities at higher standards:
Analyse purchased component spend to identify and quantify savings opportunities in a wide range of technologies (e.g., stamping, injection Moulding, die-casting, forging, machining and assembly).
Evaluate supplier quotations and provide “should-cost” calculations to support Commodity and Project Purchasing during supplier negotiations.
Plan and execute/support cost workshops at suppliers with the aim to optimize costs.
Develop cost models for main component categories to support Purchasing during negotiations.
Support Engineering teams by providing input about cost drivers and cost reduction opportunities during the design phase.
Support Sales teams with cost information when requested.
and if you have/are:
Engineering Degree (Mechanical, Industrial Engineer or similar) or equivalent technical background or Economic Degree with high interest to achieve production technology knowledge quickly on the job.
English skills - Fluent
Team oriented, analytical, self-motivated, show own initiative, conscientious, solution-oriented, technical competence, negotiation skills, willingness to travel, curiosity.
Well-developed cost awareness, good communication skills and perseverance to achieve targets.
MS Office, esp. Excel (advanced) and Power Point
Accustomed to prepare and present efficient presentations
Experience with component cost calculation methodology
Good language skills, due to the international nature of our suppliers and internal organization
Lean Manufacturing / VSM experience beneficial
Several years in Purchasing, Technical and/or production environments
Good knowledge of production processes of components associated production equipment and tooling.
Then we will be more than glad to chat with you about your experience and your career goals.
Our international work environment can offer you challenging and rewarding opportunities. We are committed to develop people’s skills, knowledge and creative potential. Our training and development programs emphasize technical competency, leadership development and business management skill. More lives saved – more life lived!
We strive to save more lives and prevent serious injuries, and we continuously focus on quality, confidence and security for our customers, stability and growth for our shareholders and employees, as well as being sustainable and earning trust within our communities.
About Autoliv Group
Autoliv is the world's largest automotive safety supplier, with sales to all major car manufacturers in the world. Our more than 67,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives.