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Vehicle Cost Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027723

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-30-2017


The Vehicle Cost Engineer (VCE) is responsible for managing the vehicle level cost program from program approval through the end of life for a vehicle program. The VCE owns the overall vehicle cost management process, including driving uniformity in the development and tracking of component targets and change management. The selected candidate will develop vehicle level targets for technical cost and investment/tooling (the checkbook) to support the vehicle's overall business case. The VCE will act as point person for purchasing for target cost and investment concerns during the sourcing process and will also manage all changes to the component cost and investment checkbook via the corporate change management process. The selected candidate will work with multiple cross functional organizations and all levels of management from senior executives to product design and release engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university or Bachelor's degree in Finance (Other educational credentials combined with relevant experience, may be considered)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced technical or management degree
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Ability to present ideas and concepts successfully to all levels of management
  • Ability to productively manage change
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

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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