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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Cost Engineer Tooling and Equipment

Job Req ID:  90119

Turin, IT, 10095

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Draexlmaier is one of the world's leading suppliers of premium automotive interiors and electrical wiring systems and as part of our continued growth, we are now seeking a Cost Engineer (Tooling and Equipment) to be based at our site and provide value cost analysis for production equipment (injection-moulding/laminating tools, assembly lines, special machines and standard machines including peripherals)


Key responsibilities:


  • To act as an internal and external cost expert within your own area of ​​expertise
  • To analyse, evaluate and calculate the costs for production equipment and tools
  • To Identify, develop and implement cost reduction measures in close cooperation with other departments, such as development, quality and sales
  • To organise and moderate workshops (participants: internal departments, suppliers) to analyse and optimize the cost structure of tooling and equipment but also part prices
  • To support the Lead Buyer in technical details in cost negotiations with suppliers
  • To review of suppliers' equipment concepts (plausibility checks)
  • To review internal equipment concepts and development of optimization proposals
  • To prepare cost details regarding equipment in cooperation with sales units for cost negotiations with the customer
  • To participate in supplier evaluations and make-or-buy analyses
  • To assist the management of international calculation processes
  • To support purchasing in the sourcing process (e.g. feasibility, Techday, etc.) and in cost negotiations with suppliers for award and renegotiation (e.g. 3 months after SOP, part price and invest check)
  • To support Product Cost Management and Product Cost Calculation
  • To support different Cost Management methodologies


Skills and experience required:


  • University/technical college or technician qualification with appropriate additional training and work experience (minimum 3-5 years)
  • Demonstrable experience of manufacturing and production technologies and equipment and tooling for them
  • Experience in the evaluation/calculation of equipment of any kind and/or willingness to independently familiarize yourself with new manufacturing technologies/equipment concepts
  • Good level of English language
  • Commercial, cost and technical understanding
  • Expertise in cost management methodology
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office
  • Valid EU driving licence


We are looking forward to your application.

Company / Legal Entity: DTI Draexl.Tecnologia Italia S.R.L.