• Interior -- Systems and Components Cost Engineer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/19/2018 10:01 AM)
    # of Openings
    Ramona Richardson
    Recruiter Email
    Job Location
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
  • Responsibilities

    • Individual is responsible for establishing technical cost for assigned components throughout program life (establishing piece cost and tooling investment targets, negotiation support for new business placement and cost analysis for design changes).
    • Specific commodities of responsibility will include some combination of Steering Wheel, Steering Columns, Intermediate Shafts, Cross Car Beams.
    • Therefore, a working knowledge of casting, stamping and welding required. Working knowledge of electrical system interface (due to many steering wheel, power s/column related features) is desirable.
    • Working from BOM, drawings and/or samples the individual must be able to develop technical cost for Interior components and systems using historical data, directional cost models, and ultimately activity based costing methodologies.
    • Individual provides subject matter expertise (cost & process) to support engineering and purchasing at working levels and to executive leadership. Individual must have the ability to analyze supplier quotes and reach agreement on appropriate piece cost and tooling cost using activity based costing.
    • Individual must have understanding of elements of piece cost and investment for various manufacturing processing typical for the production of assigned commodities.


    • Bachelor Degree Required, Engineering Preferred.
    • Other educational credentials will be considered combined with relevant experience may be considered.
    • MS Office proficient.
    • Excellent communication skills (oral & written)
    • MUST HAVE 3 years past experience with design /development / release OR procurement with these Interior component commodities: Steering Wheel, Steering Columns, Intermediate Shafts, Cross Car Beams.
    • In addition, casting, stamping and welding required.
    • Some Activity Based Costing experience preferred.
    • Occasional day trips with possible overnight travel may be required; potential international travel.
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    • Must be detail oriented and highly organized to manage many programs and cost details simultaneously.




    • May be required to drive a company car.
    • Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record.
    • May be required to travel domestically and internationally (Canada) 20%


    G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

    At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

    At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.


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