Product Cost Engineer - Apriori

Date: 04-Aug-2019

Location: BANGALORE, KA, India

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Job Title

Product Costing Engineer - Metallics

Purpose of the Job/Objective

- Costing for Metallics Product

- Generate reference library

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

Hierarchical Reporting: Product Cost Manager - Metallics

Network & Links

Internal Interfaces: Commodity Managers, Commercial, Reference Library, Operations.


Performance Measurement

- Costing of Metallic commodities

- Ability to optimize designs


Support Metallics product costing:

  • Perform Should Costing of Metallics Commodities to set/reach target buy price
  • Build quick costing of Metallic commodities based on could cost rate card
  • Identify and present key Cost Drivers
  • Delivers should costing to projects teams
  • Validate cost inputs for technical, sourcing, industrial
  • Work with Cross Functional teams to optimize product to reach set target cost
  • Lead product value engineering ideas working with Engineering, sourcing & Industrial teams
  • Challenges contributors to improve the cost of reference solutions (design

    simplifications, industrial schemes improvement, make or buy, LLCC)


Alstom Transport

Job Description

Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience:

Candidates must have at least 3+ years of experience in Value Engineering/ Product costing

Recommended skills:

- Demonstrated proficiency in value engineering principles as applied to products

- Commercial acumen to challenge suppliers & internal teams

- Proficient with office IT

- Highly numerate, literate and articulate

- Experience with product costing for projects

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Focused on delivery of activities within tight deadlines

Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.


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