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Yanfeng US Automotive Interior Systems I LLC Manager Costing - 20001796 in Holland, Michigan

Manager Costing - 20001796DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:The Phase 1 Costing Engineer is responsible to develop phase 1 quotes, develop purchase part/mfg process cost models, and to understand manufacturing improvements required to improve our competitive position.Phase 1 Quote Support:* Collect required data from product engineering* Ensure that the product Bill of Materials (BOM) is complete. Review BOM assumptions for reasonableness.* Challenge assumptions to ensure the lowest cost solution is achieved.* Collect volume, program life, Start of Production date, manufacturing location, and delivery assumptions to support quote development.* Use the engineering BOM to develop ground-up purchase part cost estimates. Several models will be available but a deep understanding of the model is required.* Create manufacturing requirements: machine cycle, labor, indirect adds, scrap, equipment, tooling, and square footage assumptions.* Prepare logistics template for packaging and freight cost development.* Develop product cost by applying plant specific and regional operating structures* Understands and can complete a cash flow.* Communicate and educate the organization on cost.* Develop as-is rates, planned rates, or pro-forma's based rates for our manufacturing facilities and processes.* Can walk year over year (or plant spec to regional) rate changes.Purchase Part Mfg Model Support:* Own 1-2 purchase part models* Work with commodity manager to visit suppliers (both current and new suppliers)* Develop ground up cost model for given commodity* Collect data to validate the model* Continually look to improve the model by visiting new facilities* Train the team (costing purchasing) on the cost structures and the model for the commodity* Own 1-2 Mfg models* Work with the COC to determine internal best practices* Travel to these plants to learn the best practices to integrate into the model* Collect data to validate the model* Continually look to improve the model by visiting new facilities, equipment shops, suppliers, etc.Product competitiveness:* Quotes need to be accurate and consistent* Quotes will need to be reviewed with the peer product team* Knowledge of the quote inputs is required to defend the accuracy and cost* Roadmaps need to be understood to drive us to a better cost positionEqual Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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