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Electrical/Electronic Cost Engineer - ECU Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028336

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-22-2017


The Electrical Electronic System Cost and Innovation Engineer is responsible for all costs associated with automotive electrical/electronic control components and modules. The Engineer will provide technical cost analysis for various automotive electrical/electronic components and modules, and establish variable (piece) cost targets using directional, historical, and bottoms up cost models. The component cost responsibility is maintained throughout the program life. The Engineer is also responsible for the teardown of mechanical and electronic control modules and components to create BOMs. The Engineer will determine material cost for electrical/electronic components and modules including PCB, circuit components, manufacturing costs, tooling costs, etc. The candidate will collaborate on all costs with suppliers and FCA Purchasing Department for electronic modules and components, travel may be required to review suppliers manufacturing plant layout and processes in support of supplier manufacturing process mapping and the creation of "should" cost models.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of automotive electrical/electronic components and modules experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in costing PCB, circuit components, and displays
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with activity based costing and/or quoting
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with creating and maintaining electronic component databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing "should cost" models for electrical electronic components including clusters, control modules, electrical/electronic switches
  • Experience with developing "should cost" models for automotive component manufacturing/assembly processes and tooling
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Solid leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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