Nissan Application – Sr. Cost Engineer

Website Nissan Motor Corporation

Job Description:

Life at Nissan encompasses everything that inspires both the quality of our vehicles and the quality of our people. Company-wide, you’ll find fast learners and self-starting engines as well as people who are quick to embrace change and take an idea into overdrive. At Nissan, minds race. Imagination gets a green light. Each opportunity is the fuel that drives an idea from inspiration to real-life.

Nissan is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill an opening for a Sr. Cost Engineer, Electrical & Electronics at our Farmington Hills, MI location. This individual will be responsible for setting target prices for parts, challenging prices, and negotiating prices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support part level costing for competitor vehicle teardown exercises for benchmarking purposes.
  • Work closely with Engineering to develop optimized design solutions ensuring best in class cost and function.
  • Provide expertise to Engineering and Purchasing in cost estimation and engineering.
  • Develop competitive piece cost and tooling targets for variety of automotive components.
  • Support Engineering and Purchasing in evaluating design proposals and supplier quotations and assist in negotiations.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office applications – MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to defend his/her conclusions with detailed evidence and convincing negotiation
  • Estimating experience a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience in electrical components including software test and development.
  • Familiarity with special estimating software or programming skills would be a plus
  • Able to quickly analyze, compare and interpret detailed and sometimes limited information and make sound and accurate conclusions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Details:

Company:  Nissan Motor Corporation

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canton, MS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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