Costing & Pricing Expert Electronics (m/f/d)

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Country: Germany (DE) 
City: Köln 
Worksite / Location: Cologne Ossendorf 


Job Function: Sales 
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Part-/Full Time: Full Time


Yazaki is a full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. With approximately 250,000 employees in 45 countries, Yazaki is driving and optimizing vehicle electrification and power distribution architecture and developing advanced electric components for hybrid and full electric vehicles. For more information about Yazaki, visit Costing & Pricing Expert Electronics (m/f/d). 


To strengthen our Costing & Pricing team we are looking for a


                   Costing & Pricing Expert Electronics (m/f/d)


based in Regensburg or Cologne.


Job Responsibilities:    


  • Implement/Improve product cost & price calculation methodology, processes, calculation toolset for electronic product line
  • Preform product cost estimation in early RFQ phase and calculate product Cost & Price through lifetime of the product
  • Attend new product introduction meetings to understand the cost implication of engineering and/or process changes
  • Use technical expertise to drive Target Costing activities through whole product supply chain at a product and commodity level in electronic / component product line
  • Track the program actual costs versus target to identify program deltas and corrective actions to bring back on track
  • Track & Report project KPIs: Sales turnover, margin, profitability
  • Make cost and price studies based on several scenarios
  • Outline, report and track all program risks & opportunities related to product cost and drive them to closure
  • Support in selecting subcontractors or vendors
  • Support with budgeting, forecasting process


Job Skills & Qualifications 



  • Education preference Minimum bachelor’s degree in Electronics engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in product cost management role in consumer electronics industry or equivalent experience in electronics engineering, manufacturing & Operations Engineering
  • Preferred experience in electronic systems (SiC, CaN components), molding, stamping, manufacturing processes and supply chain
  • Strong knowledge in part production cycle times, labor processes, material utilization and Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Good knowledge of Cost & Price Calculation tools, structure and methodologies
  • Familiar with product structure & reading engineering drawings and model viewing & measurements
  • Cross-functional working experience to drive program
  • Problem solving, analytical, communication, decision – making skills, ability to grasp complex situations, entrepreneur mentality
  • Ability to design and implement new cost reports
  • Able to communicate and present cost data information to leadership
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite; Word, PowerPoint, advanced knowledge of Excel, macros
  • Adaptability to several software platforms/programs
  • Good level of English, written and spoken


Yazaki is powered by its employees. As one of the largest family owned companies we make sure our employees are valued and treated like family members. Hence, we have been dedicated to creating a unique benefits package that may include* the following next to an attractive and competitive salary:


  • 30 vacation days

  • Company pension package

  • Kindergarten allowance

  • Canteen service/ Meal vouchers

  • Parking slots

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid workstyle (partly remote and office)

  • PME Family Services

  • Corporate Benefits

  • Online Learning Platform

  • HR Development and Talent Pools


*depending on the location/ position- please consult your recruiter for the role

At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


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