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Fiat Chrysler Automobile System Cost Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

System Cost Engineer

Job ID:S971

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Engineering

Location:Auburn Hills,MI


Date Posted:February 18, 2019

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Systems Cost Engineer is responsible for establishing the technical cost for assigned Automotive componentsthroughout program life, i.e. establishing piece cost targets, negotiation support for new business placement, and cost analysis for design changes. Working fromBOM, 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. The individual provides subject matter expertise (cost & process) to support engineering and purchasing at working levels and to senior 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 an understanding of elements of piece cost and investment and ED&D for various manufacturing processing typical for the production of assigned commodities.

*Please note this is an ongoing posting for future openings and/or current openings. Please be advised that you may not be contacted immediately.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an ABET accredited university

  • 5 years of experience working in an automotive environment (either OEM or supplier)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Engineering, or MBA from an ABET accredited university

  • 2 years of experience with activity-based costing and/or quoting and ED&D

  • Experience with automotive commodities, namely Interiors

  • Understanding of production implementation & processes for interior components

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Solid leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.