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Vehicle Cost Engineer (VCE) - PSP - CP2870 

Windsor, Ontario
Description:The VCE is the cost lead for the vehicle program.  They are responsible for managing the process of development/consensus for vehicle-level targets for technical cost and investment to support the vehicle overall business case development at the program level. The VCE works with the multiple cross functional organizations. They must be a process thinker with the ability to lead change and resolve conflicts. The VCE relies on the System Cost engineer's (SCE's- responsible for component level cost and investment evaluation) for the component cost data. The VCE needs to be able to assimilate large amounts of cost data, condense this data for vehicle level reporting to upper management and manage the over-all cost roll-up timeline. The VCE works closely with the vehicle Model Responsible and is accountable for the vehicle checkbook (component cost and investment) and the related change management throughout the lifecycle of a program.Requirements:
100% Remote.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university or Bachelor Degree in Finance. Other educational credentials combined with relevant experience, may be considered
Minimum of 5 years of automotive industry experience at an OEM or large tier 1 to include one or more of the following areas:
Engineering Program Management (Technical or Financial), including leading a cross functional team
Vehicle Program Management (Technical or Financial), including leading a cross functional team
Engineering Design & Development

Preferred Requirements:

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)
Engineering vehicle cost analysis experience
Familiarity with finance terminology
Experience using financial management systems (Fastcar2 is preferred)
Tooling and variable cost estimating

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