Connection System Costing & Pricing Manager

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Country: Portugal (PT) 
City: Ovar
Worksite / Location: Ovar Plant 


Job Function: Sales 


Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Connection System Costing & Pricing Manager. 

Job Responsibilities

  •  Implement / Improve product cost & price calculation methodology, processes, calculation toolset for connection system group

• 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 connection system 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
• Harmonize Sales, Costing & Pricing tasks and templates
• Promotion and control of Price Quality in connection system group
• Establish & maintain close collaboration with Engineering, Purchasing, Production, BU Sales, PM & Controlling
• Strategic approach to forthcoming business handling
• Support on demand for special studies / business case scenario evaluations (ex. make or buy studies)
• Provide exelent service to our internal & external customers
• Ensure Vertical integration to Yazaki WH group
• Support & consult other functions using special C&P aquired skils


Job Skills & Qualifications  Required

  • Education Technical, Management or Commercial
  • 7+ years of experience Costing & Pricing full process and  Components and CAD/EDS activities
  • Purchase systems - Full understanding of component price data & registration 
  • Costing systems - Full understanding of system and interactions
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite; Word, PowerPoint, advanced knowledge of Excel, macros
  • Good level of English, written and spoken

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