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Cost Engineer (w/m/d) product portfolio Sensor

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

We are looking for a Cost Engineer (m/f/d) for our product portfolio Sensor at our location in Evora, Portugal. 


Your responsibilities:


  • Calculation of production alternatives in terms of design, method and production location for EMEA automotive sensor projects. 
  • Cost calculation of the projects in all phases according to the product development process
  • Performing capital analysis for the projects in terms of ROI, payback, operating income and break even point 
  • Supporting the calculation of lifetime costs during all project phases; optimising cost cycles in cooperation with key business partners 
  • Introduce new cross-site cost methodologies for new product families and technologies in each production site 
  • Implement continuous cost improvements as well as target costing 
  • Proactive participation in interdisciplinary functional/core teams  

What your background should look like:


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in the field of industrial engineering or business administration or equivalent 
  • Relevant work experience in finance and production in the automotive industry 
  • Good understanding of the impact of process changes on financial performance 
  • Ideally knowledge of thermoplastic injection moulding, stamping and assembly processes 
  • Leadership skills and a confident demeanour when dealing with senior management 
  • High affinity for value driver analysis 
  • Patience, perseverance and passion for cost reduction 
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel 
  • Proficient in SAP & FACTON 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - oral & written - in English
  • Strong willingness to work in a team


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups


Evora, 07, PT, 700

City:  Evora
State:  07
Country/Region:  PT
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  86367
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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