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Nissan is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill an opening for a Cost Engineer, Interiors , at our Farmington Hills, MI location. This individual will be responsible for setting target prices for parts, challenging prices, and negotiating prices.
Provide expertise to Engineering and Purchasing in cost estimation and engineering.
Develop competitive piece cost and tooling targets for variety of automotive components.
Work closely with Engineering to develop optimized design solutions ensuring best in class cost and function.
Support Engineering and Purchasing in evaluating design proposals and supplier quotations and assist in negotiations.
Support part level costing for competitor vehicle teardown exercises for benchmarking purposes.
Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering degree preferred.
3-7 years of experience in manufacturing, engineering, injection molding, or assembly.
Estimating experience a plus.
Able to quickly analyze, compare and interpret detailed and sometimes limited information and make sound and accurate conclusions
Ability to defend his/her conclusions with detailed evidence and convincing negotiation
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong proficiency in MS Office applications – MS Word and Excel
Familiarity with special estimating software or programming skills would be a plus
Nissan is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen for roles based in the United States and background screening for all positions.
All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan’s policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire; Nissan uses E-Verify to validate employment eligibility. Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.
Farmington Hills Michigan United States of America