Costing Engineer - CDS Interiors

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Date: 5 Nov 2023

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

About Us - ALSTOM - We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design
and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous
subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 75000 people
dedicated to solving real world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact

Job Title
Costing Engineer COE-Interior
Organisation Reporting
 Hierarchical Reporting: (Site) Sourcing group leader/ Sourcing manager/ Costing manager
 Functional Reporting: (project) Costing Manager (VPF), Project manager
Network & Links
 Engineering, Lead Engineers
 Interiors Project Managers
 Sourcing team: Sourcing Manager & Buyers
 Commodity Managers
 Costing Network/Platform costing
 Platform Sourcing
 Suppliers
 Quality
Mission and responsibilities
Tender Phase
 Macro costing: assess cost impact according to norms required by project and supplier localization
 Supplier offer analysis: analyse supplier's offer, assess the risk level and the target price
 Micro costing: Improve the cost maturity of the budgeted offers.
 Offer's REX: collect and analyse data by cross checking the different offers
Project Phase
 Participation in design review: check and challenge solutions, suggest and propose cost optimization (raw material,
processes, RDTC ….. )
 Supplier cost breakdown: build supplier cost breakdown according to the bill of material.
 Costing simulation: assess products price level under the same conditions of the suppliers consulted.
 Supplier offer comparison: assess and negotiate the technical and commercial proposal of the suppliers in line with
the cost breakdown raised and according to the different cost factors. Look and keep in mind during the negotiation
phase at the total cost of ownership by selecting the best proposal which includes maintenance and parts assembly
 Reliability assessment: measure the costing performance between tender phase and project phase. Analyse the
discrepancies factually and provide factual data to the project manager.
 Costing modifications: assess the cost impact of each modification linked to scope change and/or process change
on a current design already provided and covered under contract with the supplier.
 Cost optimisation: decrease components purchase price through workshop with suppliers and/or engineering
department (RDTC) in an ROI approach.
 Project REX: Build catalogue of existing solutions to improve efficiency of the department in case of urgent tender
phase. Compare different solutions to highlight the most suitable one to the project.
Transverse activities
 Database and cost breakdown creation + maintenance & improvement for all technologies used by the CDS- interiors
 Cost mindset development within the different teams via appropriate training.
Candidate Requirements
Educational Requirements
 Engineering related degree (BE/ B Tech or equivalent) with 5 to 7 yeras of relevent experience 
Technical knowledge and skills
 Excel (Pivot table, Macro, VBA)
 knowledge of the industrial processes (Aluminium extrusion aluminium, SMW, composite and thermoplastic
processes , lighting)
 Project and risk management knowledge
 Costing knowledge (quotation, cost breakdown, RDTC using value analysis)
 Adapt the costing activity according to the sourcing strategy
 Full understanding of the technical details.
 English

Behaviour and Technical Skills
 Organized, rigorous and pro active
 Team spirit & ability to lead and form multi-professional working groups
 Networking
 Persuasive and capable to challenge the others
 Analytical skills
 Committed
Job Location/ Mobility
 Bangalore India, Regular travels

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