COST&VALUE SENIOR SPECIALIST
The role will be responsible for the following activities:
- to ensure the achievement of R&D Cost reduction targets by interfacing with other functions (Quality, Manufacturing, Purchasing, etc.)
- to coordinate the projects of cost reduction across the product platforms throught the management of plans, timing and budget, promoting new ideas as well
- to monitor the Cost Reduction projects of competitors and their methodologies coordinating a structured reverse engineering activity
- to promote the best practices across the product platforms.
The ideal candidate has a Master's Degree in Mechanical engineering and a strong experience - at least 5 years - in the same role or as R&D Controller with a strong technical background.
The capabilities to analyze technical and economic data and to propose innovations are required. Identify cost reduction solutions in collaboration with R&D and Operations, within an international environment, is also important.
The expertise on SAP, the knowledge of technical product development and design methodologies are essential.
Good relational skills, leadership, good ability of organizing and planning, flexibility and proactivity will complete the profile.
- Travel Percentage: 25%