Consultant – Product Cost Down
Danfoss is looking for a Consultant who will Lead/Drive & Support all Product Cost Down projects. This corporate role will be reporting to Head of Cost Analysis Center, in Danfoss Business System. The preferred candidate should have experience in Value engineering & Value Analysis [VAVE], New Product Development & Cost Engineering role ideally in global manufacturing environment, preferably from Hydraulics background.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Production or Manufacturing Engineering
5 - 8 years of demonstrated experience in Design to Value, Cost, Manufacturing on Hydraulic products
Strong knowledge on manufacturing processes and best practices of Hydraulic parts machining, castings & forgings
Must have worked in an organization/team or role where Cost savings is one of main KPI
Expertise in relevant digital tools like Creo, Inventor, aPriori or similar tools.
Project Management knowledge & experience
Strong communication skills with the ability to deal tactfully, confidently, and ethically with both internal and external stake holders
Ability to manage multiple complex projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results
Lead Product Cost Down projects of dedicated BU/Division’s portfolio both on existing & new products
Apply Value Engineering, Design to Cost methods to generate technical ideas & challenge internal/external stake holders on savings & the impact, by understanding product requirements
Value Engineering, Value Analysis and Should costing
Influence Make vs Buy (Machining)
Tear down & Bench marking for Design, Value & Cost
Participate in Idea Generation Workshops & contribute to the maximum in terms of creativity/cost down ideas
Lead & Drive cross-functional Idea Generation Workshops based on need
Ensure the process & governance is applied through-out the journey & work for improvement
Can also take part in supplier negotiations to support Procurement Organization & ensure full potential is achieved
Develop new tools/processes required to strengthen existing approach & own them
Travel internationally based on need
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is respected around the world for its innovative, high-quality technologies and solutions. You will learn a lot by working with the experts who develop them. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.
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Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.