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Senior Cost Engineer

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Permanent contract

Work time



July 2022

Role summary:

As a Senior Cost Engineer, you will work in an international environment and support the company by carrying out the costing assignments and studies entrusted to you. (Cost analysis, Value analysis, Comparative cost analysis, Design-to-cost, Economic modeling of manufacturing processes).

You are responsible for the day-to-day project activities and cost studies dedicated to the subscription. You follow up and report on your activity to your manager. You organize the delivery of your project or study according to the clients’ expectations.  You ensure that you have the necessary skills to deliver on time and with the expected quality. You ensure a technical watch and follow the training to maintain your skills at an optimal efficiency. You are a source of proposals to improve the overall results of production.

The role will focus on:

  • Costing activities for projects and/or programs
  • Compliance with deliverables and milestones
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Customer satisfaction

Profile :

  • Completed studies – e.g.: (applied) physics, mathematics, physical engineering, electrical engineering, applied and engineering physics, applied computer science, automation and electronics development, systems engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in electronics, hardware/systems development, costing and/or consulting
  • Understanding of technically complex contexts
  • An open-minded personality, self-confident appearance as well as very good German and English skills

Reporting line :

  • N+1 : Head of Projects / Head of Subscriptions
  • N+2 : Head of Costing


  • Carry out cost studies: planning, quality, meeting deadlines, etc.
  • Analyze input data, identify materials and manufacturing processes, cost them using internal tools and methodologies
  • Understand and explain product operation (system, subsystem, component, function, etc.).
  • Identify and recommend ways to optimize the cost of a system
  • Conduct cost/performance benchmarking and value analysis studies
  • Write study reports according to required quality standards
  • Present results and ensure client satisfaction
  • Write and update technical content / Improve internal tools and templates