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Cost Estimator

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

TE Connectivity’s Engineering Project Management Teams manage cross functional engineering projects. They work with Product Management, Sales, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, and other functions across TE to assure projects meet financial, schedule and customer expectations. They are responsible for defining and creating project schedules, portfolio management, communication and execution of programs, identifying resource constraints and working with management for resolution, while adhering to LeanPD processes.

What your background should look like:



Collect information from multiple functions and complete financial models to support various aspects of the business (new business, VA/VA, internalization / localization). 

Develop estimates for various products (materials and manufacturing process). 

Ability to use various systems to support various responsibilities (SAP, DM-Tech, Global Cost, etc.).


Analyze data from multiple functions to identify opportunities for cost improvements, evaluate proposals for soundness and accuracy (material changes, manufacturing process changes, etc.). 

Ability to analyze BOMs and drawings in support of developing business cases.


Work with various functions to analyze various scenarios and ensure alignment with manufacturing, product, and commercial strategy.


Works daily across multiple functions and management, providing information on financial concepts, product cost structure, and manufacturing concepts.

Market/ Customer/ Product:

Works within overall CBC to understand function.



College degree in Finance or Engineering or similar experience with degree.

3+ years of experience in cost estimation.

Understanding of manufacturing processes used by TE.

4-year degree required.

Industrial or Manufacturing Engineer or Finance preferred.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  92375
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Estimator, Manufacturing Engineer, SAP, ERP, Project Manager, Finance, Engineering, Technology

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