Job Description Summary
As Catalyst Sourcing Cost Out Engineer you will be responsible to prioritize and drive various key cost-out initiatives to guarantee the materials cost reduction target. You will take a proactive and collaborative approach with the organization and with Suppliers to ensure that the identified projects are on schedule with the goal and to identify new ideas to secure plan with focus to meet manufacturing target cost set in the business plan.
Job Description
Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
Be responsible that buy parts cost meets manufacturing target cost and lead cost out projects in collaboration with Engineering team and Sourcing Commodities
Coordinate with Sourcing Commodities the action workout or Kaizen events at Suppliers’ site in collaboration with Engineering team
Drive all activities to fill pipeline of projects to ensure goal is met. Identify additional opportunities, develop business cases and drive appropriate ownership/accountability to execute selected projects
Provide high visibility/quality communication – build summary updates for cost-out operational reviews with the leadership to review ideas, project status, KPI’s, and deep dive special projects.
Be focal point for the cost out activities in the organization
Lead medium sized cost out projects or be a major contributor in bigger ones
Advise both functional managers and other functions regarding best approaches, processes and procedures within your own field
Communicate timely, with accuracy and effectiveness across key stakeholders
Aerospace/Mechanical engineering degree from an accredited university or college
Strong experience in Program/Project Management, Sourcing or equivalent
Ability to influence others and work in cross functional team
Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines and ability to think strategically
Strong influencing, collaboration and relationship-building skills
English fluent
Availability to travel
EU Work/Stay Permit
Desired Characteristics:
Knowledge of main manufacturing processes and aeroengine modules components
Problem solving attitude
Results oriented
Experience in material Cost Out
Lean knowledge
Others: Availability to travel min 30%
Additional Information
Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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