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Date: Apr 13, 2018

Location: Breganze, 34, IT

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

The Project Engineer, Design Cost Analysis will assume responsibility for managing all site product cost activities and act as a Site Costing lead. This involves developing, tracking, and reporting target product cost information for New Product Introduction projects (DCA) for various product lines and also leading cost reduction activities for current products (PCO). The position holder will be the key enabler to achieve our ambitious cost targets on new and current products. His responsibilities will involve local and global projects.
This position provides the support on the product cost since the starting of the project to the release, guaranteeing the margins expected by the company. Each decision influences the profitability of a component, of a platform or vehicle and therefore of the company. Cost reduction measures for margin improvement must be carried out responsibly.

This position reports directly to the Engineering Director, and assumes a supervisory role as required.


Job Responsibilities

- Establish costs targets and ensure consistent tracking and reporting for New Product Introduction programs
- Facilitate and drive cross-functional costing activities to ensure cost targets are met during NPI programs
- Perform concept cost evaluation of modules, components, units in development process
- Development of cost models for Purchasing "should costs" make vs buy decisions and assessment of cost for various manufacturing technologies
- Manage current product cost reductions projects (PCO /DTV). This includes e.g.tear-down activities, competitive costs studies,  etc.



- Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering;
- 5 to 10 years of experience on Costing, Manufacturing or Purchasing Activities (preferably on Sheetmetal, Castings and Machining)
- 5 years of experience with Pro-E (Pro-Sheetmetal, layouts and drafting) preferred, other similar 3-D CAD system acceptable);
- Manufacturing experience, Bill of Materials and knowledge of product cost structure preferred;
- Experience with Microsoft Office software;
- Excellent English communication (verbal and written)


Specific Qualifications

- Knowledge of value analysis and/or other cost reductions methods;

- Strong experience in the realization of cost reductions;

- Expertise in cost evaluation of technical parts and components;

- Experience in manufacturing processes and materials;

- Experience  in BOM management / BOM structures;

- Knowledge in costing tools such as PPC, Apriori or similar;

- Motivated self-starter who can relate well to a diverse multidiscipline

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