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Cost Engineer (f/m)


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Accounting Teams develop, implement and/or maintain one or more accounting systems: Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, Cash Flows, etc. in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures. They also design operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Tasks and responsibilities:


  • Costing and performing capital analysis across all project phases in terms of Return on Investment (ROI), Payback, Operating Income and Break Even Point
  • Support in the calculation of lifetime costs during all project phases; Optimization of cost cycles in cooperation with the most important business partners
  • Identification, analysis and reduction of cost drivers in close coordination with other departments
  • Implementation of continuous cost improvements and target costing
  • Calculation of production alternatives in terms of design, method and production location for EMEA automotive projects
  • Introduction of new multi-site costing methods for new product families and technologies at each production site
  • Further development and maintenance of existing costing systems
  • Close collaboration with project management, sales and marketing, product engineering, manufacturing engineering and purchasing


Your profile:


  • Completed technical college degree with economical and /or technical background required
  • Relevant experience in project costing, cost engineering or cost calculation
  • Professional process know-how about production processes required by product design
  • Ability to detect cost drivers based on either product design or manufacturing process
  • Ability to compare production alternatives, in terms of design and method
  • Motivation for drive continuous cost improvements and target costing
  • Passion to create cost transparency in all phases of product lifecycle
  • Ability to create customer-specific cost statements / disclosures
  • Experience in automotive industry will be high recommended
  • High motivation to collaborate within teams
  • Fluent German and English skills


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Neckartenzlingen, BW, DE, 72654

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  45920
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