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Cost Engineer III

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

This role is responsible for completing the financial analysis for new business opportunities, design changes, VA/VE opportunities and other ad-hoc analysis impacting product cost.  This position is a key business partner with product management, project management, sales, and works with cross functional teams to provide analysis, insight, and support.

A Day in the Life

  • New Business Opportunities – work with cross functional teams to complete the cost estimate and support product management in analyzing the business case.
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis – support various functions (procurement, project management, product management, operations) with financial analysis on localization, internalization, design changes, and VA/VE opportunities.
  • Responsible for managing multiple requests and ensuring that requests are completed on time.
  • Support presentations to executive management and ensure that financial analysis is accurate.
  • Work closely with team to identify cost drivers and improve profitability.
  • Key Business Partnerships:  Product Management, Project Management, Sales, Master Data, Finance COEs, Operations
  • Position reports directly to the Finance Manager – Cost Estimation / Master Data
  • Interacts, supports and supplies expert input with multiple levels / positions within the operations function and others within the finance team.
  • Embraces S.E.T. and drives continuous improvement through TEOA-F action items with the team.
  • Completion of New Business Opportunity quotes accurately and on time.
  • Voice of the customer and Net promoter score leader and improvement agent.
  • Able to work cross functionally to help drive improvements in cost.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, or Finance / Accounting with related manufacturing experience
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills, strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, good time management skills.
  • 5+ Years of experience in cost estimation
  • Highly motivated and multi-tasking team player with a track record of problem solving and analytical skills that can be used to deliver results through leadership and excellent communication methods


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $13 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat 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

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.


Winston Salem, NC, US, 27101-2166

City:  Winston Salem
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  76141
Alternative Locations:  Troy, MI
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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