Cost Estimator - Volvo Cars - Inköpar- och marknadsjobb i Göteborg
Cost Estimator
Volvo Cars / Inköpar- och marknadsjobb / Göteborg
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Cost Estimator/Cost Engineer, specialist in production cost for metal parts

At Procurement, you are part of a global team with the mission to develop and maintain a world-class supplier base. Ensuring the supply of materials and services - at the right cost, quality and technology - is essential for the success of Volvo Car Group. Ultimately, it's all about cooperating with people inside and outside the company to create a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.

Cost Estimating department is a strategic function within purchasing; it consists of approximately 40 experts with extensive experience and skills within all different types of production methods used within the supplier base of Volvo cars. The department uses state-of-the-art calculation software for both parts and tools.

As a Cost Estimator you will be part of the metal team who are mainly working in the body/exsterior, chassis an powertrain area.The role as a Cost Estimator serves to provide the Volvo Cars Purchasing function with specialist competence regarding fact based cost analysis on purchased parts and tooling. As a Cost Estimator you work independently and in teams. The job includes international travelling to suppliers' manufacturing sites to review the production processes from a cost perspective.

We are now looking for you who have a background from manufacturing engineering, process engineering or tool making. Willing to take on new challenges within the Cost Estimating Metal team at Volvo Cars.

Main responsibilities

* Ensuring value for money when purchasing parts, by delivering cost estimates and arguments as a base for a fact based negotiation
* Calculating the piece price cost for production of parts
* Calculating the tooling cost for all VCC unique parts
* Supporting the team in important negotiations with suppliers

Required qualifications

* Technical university degree or equal relevant working experience
* At least 5-10 years of working experience
* Proven knowledge from the manufacturing or tooling industry within one or several of the following areas; Assembly, Forging, Surface treatment, Casting, Machining, Welding (arc, spot , laser), Extrusion, Sheet metal forming

* Experience in cost calculations
* Fluent in English, both spoken and written

Personal qualities

* Outgoing personality and good communication skills
* Strong business orientation
* Good collaboration and teamwork skills
* Analytical ability
* Skilled in negotiations

About Volvo Cars
The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Cars, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future.

In this recruitment process we are collaborating with Randstad Sourceright. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact the responsible recruitment consultant Kristin Selander by e-mail note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted and that your application documents should be written in English.

Interviews will be held continuously. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later than May 14th, 2017.

Varaktighet, arbetstid
Heltid Permanent


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Sista dag att ansöka är 2017-05-18
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Kristin Selander

Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars
40531 1480

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