Electronic C&P Expert

Join Yazaki. Connect to the future. 


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 Electronic C&P Expert. 

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  Required

  • 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

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