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Our client is a multinational and globally operating engineering corporation headquartered in Western Europe. They produce essential components for rail and automation technology.
In the function of a Cost Engineer - and as a part of their Supply Chain Management team - you will be responsible for applying cost reduction programs in engineering and  manufacturing of mechanical components.

  Cost Engineer in Procurement / Supply Chain Management
Work location
Western Europe, German language skills beneficial
Type of work
100%, permanent contract
Start date
Job description
  • Being part of the Supply Chain and Procurement department, you always have the entire value chain in mind. You create price analysis with the aim to effectively reduce associated costs of manufacturing.
  • You have a good understanding of the engineering of mechanical parts and their manufacturing processes. Hence you can evaluate benchmarks and identify opportunities for their improvement that stem from ECN change notices as part of a "Design to cost" approach.
  • Other departments, like R&D, can always rely on your expert advice during the development process of new products.
  • You provide cost transparency along the entire value chain.
  • Finally, you are essential to optimal normalization and standardization in the field of Procurement by developing bases for the evaluation of key KPI's.
  • You are a graduate Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineer (University degree or Technical College) with at least five years of professional experience plus additional training in business administration.
  • You can rely on sound experience in manufacturing processes and logistics.
  • You are familiar with calculation principles as well as with business accounting.
  • Furthermore you are proficient with modern IT and SAP
  • Proficiency in English, both in speaking and writing, is essential for performing this job.
    Sound knowledge in German will be regarded as a major asset.
To apply for this job please send your updated CV by e-mail at
ACZENTA International GmbH
Badenerstrasse 580
8048 Zürich - Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)44 342 30 10
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