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Powertrain Cost Engineer

Cost Engineer - Powertrain
£Competitive plus benefits
London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich
Automotive

A Powertrain Cost Engineer is required to develop complex cost models for current and future powertrain technologies that improves fuel economy for global markets. Candidates with experience in a manufacturing cost engineering function for Automotive OEM's or Tier 1 suppliers would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, a trusted source of critical market, vehicle and consumer information and insights based in London requires a proactive Powertrain Cost Engineer, based in London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich, to provide analysis of historical powertrain systems cost and develop cost comparisons to support future cost estimation. As a Powertrain Cost Engineer you will be required to:

  • Establish reasonableness of cost ("should cost") and make recommendations for cost data positions by developing cost model which change on exogenous and endogenous factor
  • Participate in cost reviews with wider team, internal teams, and supplier representatives for conducting interview questionnaire that are required to support cost models
  • Develop Cost BoMs to analyse powertrain system level costs based on geometric or non-geometric data assumptions
  • Direct the development of new cost estimating methods, tools and techniques and research and collect historical cost data on powertrain programs to support cost estimates and affordability assessments
  • Lead the development and research statistical tools and estimating methodologies based on historical product costs and schedules, and technical data


The Powertrain Cost Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline
  • Experience with machined, sheet-metal and cast parts
  • Cost analysis tools and software
  • Developing database in MS Access, Tableau Writer etc
  • Analysing recurring and non-recurring cost


This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with directly related experience within automotive manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this London based leading source of information and insight will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Location - London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Powertrain Cost Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Powertrain Cost Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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