Cost Engineer – Talent Pool
At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.
If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Cost Engineer, based in Derby, United Kingdom or in Crespin, France.
About the role:
You will be part of a global team that will greatly contribute to define innovative ways to product development and efficiency in delivery across product cycle, covering a large range of mobility solutions. You will play a key role in ensuring that the objectives in terms of cost and lead time reduction are successfully met in every project. You will be one of the main drivers in building a culture oriented on value optimization and continuous improvement across the entire organization.
Plan and construct cost / price estimates of various parts, assemblies and systems in support to Procurement and Engineering organisations
Understand technology, manufacturing process, and supply chain cost drivers
Perform cost driver, breakdown, and benchmark analyses, by analysing product requirements and specifications with Engineering
Structure large sets of data in a format that is easy to leverage
Participate to supplier visits, identify cost reduction potential from a design, manufacturing, supply chain point of view, make recommendations
Collect high amount of data to perform should costing analyses at part and assembly levels
Adopt a Total Cost of Ownership approach while estimating the cost of parts and assemblies, including cost of manufacturing, supplier supply chain, transportation, taxation, mark ups, over consumption, risks, manufacturing inefficiencies, etc.
Analyse and quantify economic implications of client requirements onto the design and manufacturability of some parts and assemblies
Participate to multi-functional workshops, particularly with Engineering and Methods, aiming at identifying cost reduction initiatives, through Design to Cost, Design to Manufacturing and Design to Value
Prepare negotiation dossiers with the Procurement organisation, and prepare business cases
Analyse complex systems from CAD, prototypes and on the shop floor
At least 3 years of professional experience in a Costing function, preferably within the transportation industry;
Track record of successful benchmark, or should cost induced negotiations, and/or supply cost improvement initiatives;
Abilities to challenge the status quo, at fast pace;
Abilities to work across functions, and in teams;
Ability to work in an international environment;
Strong organization skills;
Continuous improvement and performance oriented;
Willingness to travel for business purposes.
Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.