Product Cost Engineer

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Date: 08-Sep-2021

Location: St-Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:147721 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Product Cost Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno,Quebec.


  • Plan and construct cost / price estimates of various parts, assemblies and systems in support to the Cost Reduction Program Team
  • Understand technology, manufacturing process, and supply chain cost drivers
  • Perform cost driver, breakdown and benchmark analyses
  • Collect data to perform should costing analyses at part and assembly levels
  • Adopt a Total Cost of Ownership approach while estimating the cost of parts and assemblies, including cost of manufacturing, transportation, taxation, mark ups, over consumption, risks, manufacturing inefficiencies, etc.
  • Analyse and quantify economical implications of client requirements onto the design and manufacturability of some parts and assemblies
  • Participate to multi-functional workshops, particularly with Engineering, Operations and Procurement aiming at identifying cost reduction initiatives
  • Prepare negotiation dossiers with the Procurement organisation, and prepare business cases
  • Analyse complex systems from CAD, prototypes and on the shop floor


Qualifications :

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a Costing function, preferably within the transportation industry
  • Abilities to work in a cross-functional team
  • Track record of successful benchmark, or should cost induced negotiations, and/or supply cost improvement initiatives
  • Abilities to challenge the status quo at fast pace
  • Strong organization skills
  • Autonomy

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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