• Vehicle Cost Engineer (VCE)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/8/2018 2:52 PM)
    # of Openings
    Latrice Palmer
    Recruiter Email
    Job Location
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
  • Responsibilities

    • The VCE is the cost lead for the vehicle program.
    • They are responsible for managing the process of development/consensus for vehicle-level targets for technical cost and investment to support the vehicle overall business case development at the program level.
    • The VCE works with the multiple cross functional organizations. They must be a process thinker with the ability to lead change and resolve conflicts.
    • The VCE relies on the System Cost engineer's (SCE's- responsible for component level cost and investment evaluation) for the component cost data.
    • The VCE needs to be able to assimilate large amounts of cost data, condense this data for vehicle level reporting to upper management and manage the over-all cost roll-up timeline.
    • The VCE works closely with the vehicle Model Responsible and is accountable for the vehicle checkbook (component cost and investment) and the related change management throughout the lifecycle of a program.


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited University.
    • Other educational credentials combined with relevant experience, may be considered but engineering is highly preferred.
    • -Minimum of 0-3 years of automotive industry experience and/or car knowledge.
    • This could be in the following areas:
    • Engineering Program Management (Technical or Financial),
    • including leading a cross functional team ONT Vehicle Program Management (Technical or Financial), including leading a cross functional team Engineering Design - Development.


    Preferred Qualifications


    • Advanced technical or management degree.
    • Excellent relationship building skills.
    • Ability to present ideas and concepts successfully to all levels of management.
    • Ability to productively manage change.
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
    • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). Engineering vehicle cost analysis experience.
    • Familiarity with finance terminology.
    • Experience using financial management systems (Fastcar2 is preferred).
    • Tooling and variable cost estimating.


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