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Product Cost & Financial Benchmarking Manager (m/f)-TPEM-DEHE01417207



Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight out of ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment. We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you are an international, innovating profile, apply for our exciting

Product Cost & Financial Benchmarking Manager role
The hiring location can be set to any of the following: Hennigsdorf (Germany), Derby (UK) or Crespin (France)


The Product Cost & Financial Benchmarking Manager role is responsible to drive product cost optimisation and increase customer value of BT Products. This mission includes both design to cost and design for value processes. Additionally, this role shall support standardisation activities by maintaining financial benchmarks between subsystems and Product Families.


- Build and coordinate the network of product costs analysts across the Product Engines
- Implement standardised -Total Cost of Ownership' methodology, including acquisition cost, operations costs (assembly and ILS) and life cycle costs (maintenance, energy, & disposal costs).
- Define, drive and support the execution of -Design to Cost' (cost optimisation) activities across all Product Families
- Coordinate and monitor the cost optimisation plans in place. Ensure that improvements achieved by one Product Family are shared across BT.
- Identify cost drivers per building block, for recurring and non-recurring costs. Provide cost based recommendation on building block strategy (performance segmentation and supplier selection).
- Provide analysis of cost and financial data to support product governance off-cycle in Product Development and on-cycle (as-bid product costing and CBoM validation).
- Provide cost benchmarking analysis for transversal comparison across all Product Families and Competitor products, should cost and target costs for subsystems, components, assembly and LCC.



- Engineering Degree or Industrial Engineering Degree, preferably with business focus
- Minimum 10 years of experience in Engineering and/or Product Planning, including experience in product strategy, cost optimisation or value development roles.
- Understanding of product platforming and/or systems engineering approaches, ideally demonstrable by INCOSE or equivalent certification
- Good understanding of value creation and design thinking methodologies, such as EN12793.
- Experience in working in complex international environments
- Strong communication skills and diplomacy skills, with the ability to develop a network within BT.
- English business fluent is mandatory for this role; German and French are considered a plus

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at www.careers.bombardier.com and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Other Locations:FR-NPC-Crespin, GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
29.06.2017, 8:29:47 AM

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