Cost Engineer / Analyst (m/f)

Recruiter
Location
Essen
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Aug 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
57482_6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities
  • Support E.ON's supply chain organization as expert, trainer and change agent in developing state of the art analytical practices.
  • Develop, deploy and utilize best practice approaches, methods and tools  
  • Build up core capabilities within the supply chain organization in the areas of Cost Analysis of Products and Processes as well as Data Science
  • Support teams consisting of E.ON supply chain, business representatives and technical experts to identify technical cost saving potentials on purchased products and on suppliers' manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and foster cross-functional collaboration to implement identified cost savings potential through continuous improvement e.g. productivity plan.


Qualifications
  • Relevant university degree.
  • Proven track record of applying advanced cost analysis/ value calculations across different industries, ideally including suppliers to the utility industry.
  • Industrial experience in construction projects, electrical equipment manufacturing, mechanical engineering or energy/ utility sector desirable.
  • Strong stakeholder management and broad skill set in supplier development methods applied on vendors manufacturing processes.
  • Experience and ability to work in a matrix environment as well as project experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills, passion for cost reduction, out-of-the-box thinking and team spirit.
  • Mobility and proactive, performance-driven approach including a positive "can do" attitude.
  • Experience in using procurement tools such as TCO, "should cost model", Tear down analysis, Cost Drivers.
  • Business fluency in English as a prerequisite, knowledge of German is an advantage.