Product Cost Engineer

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Date: 26-Dec-2021

Location: savigliano, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:125222 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Job Title

Product Cost Engineer

Purpose of the Job

To realize an estimation of the technical cost of the parts / systems defined by the engineering team

To support the engineering team in the design to cost way of working

To participate at the creation of the target cost

To support sourcing team in the negotiation with the suppliers


Organisation Reporting

To adapt site by site, but the recommendation by order of preference is Costing Dpt, Engineering Dpt, Tender&Project Dpt.


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

Apply or develop a methodology to calculate the technical cost of a component/system along the product development cycle

(from parametric to analytic methodology)

Apply or develop cost analysis method on the cost of a component/system

Purpose improvements of the design or manufacturing process to reduce the technical cost

Promote the cost culture in the engineering team

Provide the cost breakdown of the component to the sourcing team (negotiation support)


Based on the Specifications of a family of product :

o Create a cost model on a family of product

o Evaluate the technical cost of the component by using cost model approach

Based on the Design of the component :

o Take assumptions about the industrial processes

o Calculate the technical cost of the component by using the appropriated tool

Contribute to the improvement of the cost métier :

o To be a referent on a process or a family of product

o Share the feedback coming from the supplier

o Formalize the saving opportunities


Knowledge & Experience :


Good Railways or similar product knowledge

Good industrial Process knowledge

Curious Open-mindedness


Good communication with other people

Good knowledge english language


Nice to have

Able to use DMA/CATIA for basic work

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Product Development, Research