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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 Finance Teams are responsible for economic research, analysis of profit-and-loss income statements and preparation of reports on findings to make recommendations to management. They generate forecasts and analyze trends in sales, finance and other areas of business. The Finance Teams also create financial models of "what if" scenarios to help future business planning decisions.
What your background should look like:
  • Cost Estimating = 75%

Estimate required labor time to manufacture parts. 
Estimate labor and overhead cost to manufacture parts.
Estimate material consumption to manufacture parts.
Estimate material costs to manufacture parts.
Estimate mold tooling costs to manufacture parts.
Estimate assembly tools and assembly line costs to manufacture parts.
Estimate product development costs to bring products to market.
Prepares financial models documents costs.
Works on cross/functional teams of engineers to determine the optimal product design and manufacturing process to meet customer requirements.

  • Footprint and special projects = 25%

Estimate cost at various manufacturing locations to determine optimal manufacturing cost that is also in alignment with the technical capabilities of the individual sites.
Works with plant engineering and finance colleagues to determine plant specific engineering/ capital/ and labor needs to manufacture parts
Prepares financial models documenting costs at each location.
Prepare cost estimates, capacity analysis, profit and loss statements for new and existing products.  Provide analysis for global footprint decisions.  Provide G3-G5 analysis. 
Preps product management and sales on specific TE processes and identifies what info is TE proprietary information and what may be shared with customers.
Advises senior management on estimated returns for investments in engineering/ TE intellectual property and investments in capital assets.
Accurate and complete cost estimates delivered on time.
Accurate and abundant documentation of costs assumptions from quote inception to production launch.
Documents the technical and cost aspects of quotes at each level of negotiation or design change.
Updates financial models for changes in scope from original estimates.
Reviews product drawings and preliminary sample parts to verify costs.
Audits products after production starts to confirm accuracy or original estimates.
Establish Business Partner relationships with stakeholders.  Feedback from business partners is continually ongoing.
Travel – 10%-15%

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Finance

Experience in the automotive industry a plus

Ability to multi-task and handle multiple requests simultaneously

Experience in cost estimation for new projects and design changes

Ability to communicate with multiple levels / functions within the organization

Ability to complete financial analysis for various types of ad-hoc requests (make vs buy, localization, cost savings, etc)

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Finance

Experience in the automotive industry a plus

Ability to multi-task and handle multiple requests simultaneously

Experience in cost estimation for new projects and design changes

Ability to communicate with multiple levels / functions within the organization

Ability to complete financial analysis for various types of ad-hoc requests (make vs buy, localization, cost savings, etc)
 

Competencies
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
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 approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

 

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

Location: 

WINSTON SALEM, NC, US, 27101-2166

City:  WINSTON SALEM
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  53969
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting


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