Control Cost Engineering

Control Cost Engineering

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Job Title: Cost Engineer I

Work Location: Pune

Relevant experience required (in years): Minimum 6 to 9 years of Relevant knowledge of / experience in Control Cost Engineering (CE)

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in engineering (e.g., Electrical/ Instrumentation Engineering)
  • Minimum 6 to 9 years’ Experience with Manufacturing and Supply Chain processes.
  • Must have knowledge of Material handling industry.
  • Must have experience in Controls designing.
  • Good proficient in English language (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Hands-on knowledge with FACTON EPC Cost Management Software – Preferred
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Advanced skills, like XLOOPUP, MATCH, INDEX etc.) – Preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP system (JD Edwards) will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of PLM systems (Enovia) will be an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of databases and data analytics.
  • Relevant knowledge of / experience in cost engineering (CE) and preferably value engineering (VE)
  • Strong skill to build constructive cross-functional relationships.
  • Works well in multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.

Role & Responsibilities:

Your Role

As a Cost Engineer you will support the pricing consulting and maintenance of our pricing system using the Computer Aided Pricing (CAP) database which keeps region specific records. You will be responsible for reviewing cost levels of existing CAP records and propose cost for new records if necessary. You will be making Should Cost analyses and create and maintain cost models for our main suppliers.

Your tasks and responsibilities

You will work as a Cost Engineer, which offers you different tasks in the field of Support to the SC&V (Strategic Costing & Validation), Sourcing and Supply Chain Coordination departments. Your main focus will be on:

  • Cost Maintenance

    Making detailed cost price calculations/estimations concerning Electromechanical (EM) equipment.

    Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on upcoming EM product changes and assess impact on costs.

    Defining and maintaining cost drivers for newly developed EM products.

    Calculating and substantiating updates of unit prices based on EM cost drivers.

    Monitoring budgeted vs. actual EM costs – taking corrective actions if required.

  • Cost Savings

    Actively participate in multidisciplinary cost down projects concerning Controls Architecture and EM design revisions.

    Using cost and value engineering techniques to create additional value and/or reduce cost.

    Performing Should Cost analyses and creating and maintaining cost models.

    Analysing equipment or category costs across customer projects.

    Reporting cost trends for OEM materials, EM equipment, categories, or reference projects.

  • Cost Avoidance

    Actively participate in New Product Introduction projects by providing and monitoring target cost price data.

    Contribute to tooling and process improvements.

Your department

Supply Chain Cost Engineering is part of Strategic Sourcing. The latter is a department within the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization and is a strategic part of the worldwide delivery of products and services to our projects. There is a high degree of cooperation with R&D, Engineering, Sales, and the other departments, such as Global Sourcing and Planning, located in Europe, APAC, and North America. Vanderlande Industries B.V. is a top global System Integrator for mechanical logistics automation. GSC enables Vanderlande’s profitable growth by taking ownership of a global, flexible, and competitive supply base for its Vanderlande Equipment but also 3rd party equipment and services.

About the Company: Vanderlande


Vanderlande is a market-leading, global partner for future-proof logistic process automation in the warehousing, airports, and parcel sectors. Its extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software, and life-cycle services – results in the realization of fast, reliable, and efficient automation technology.

Established in 1949, Vanderlande has more than 9,000 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. It has established a global reputation over the past seven decades as a highly reliable partner for future-proof logistic process automation.

Vanderlande was acquired in 2017 by Toyota Industries Corporation, which will help it to continue its sustainable profitable growth. The two companies have a strong strategic match, and the synergies include cross-selling, product innovations, and research and development.

Why should you join Vanderlande India Global Capability Center (GCC)

  • We are certified as Great Place to Work by the prestigious Great Place to Work Institute.
  • Flexible and Hybrid Workplace.
  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.
  • Mediclaim benefit including parental coverage.
  • On-site company health centers with a gym, employee wellbeing sessions, in house doctor support.
  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.
  • Opportunity to collaborate globally.

Being you @Vanderlande (Diversity statement)

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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