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Manager Costing

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

The Phase 1 Product Costing Manager is responsible for phase
1 quotes, driving consistent and accurate quotes across the team, and to
understand YFAI’s competitiveness for their product group.  The Product Costing Manager will need to work
with other leadership functions to ensure we are driving to a competitive yet
achievable solution.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Phase 1 Quote Support:
  • Collect required data from product engineering
  • Ensure that the product Bill of Materials (BOM) is
    complete.  Review BOM assumptions for
    reasonableness.
  • Challenge assumptions to ensure the lowest cost solution
    is achieved.
  • Collect volume, program life, Start of Production date,
    manufacturing location, and delivery assumptions to support quote development.
  • Use the engineering BOM to develop ground-up purchase
    part cost estimates.  Several models will
    be available but a deep understanding of the model is required.
  • Create manufacturing requirements: machine cycle, labor,
    indirect adds, scrap, equipment, tooling, and square footage assumptions. 
  • Prepare logistics template for packaging and freight cost
    development.
  • Develop product cost by applying plant specific and
    regional operating structures
  • Understands and can complete a cash flow.
  • Communicate and educate the organization on cost.
  • Develop as-is rates, planned rates,  or pro-forma's based rates for our manufacturing
    facilities and processes.
  • Can discuss the differences between the rate sets &
    understand what is required to achieve the proposed rate structure.
  • Owns driving consistency across the product quoting team
  • Help train and develop your phase 1 product team
  • Assess team on model understanding
  • Develop training plans to get everyone ‘proficient’ or
    better at the models required to perform the role
  • Will help manage the phase 1 quote reviews
  • Will present their product quotes at PAA

Your Qualifications

  • Proficient with multiple computer systems
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint)
  • SAP, EPIC/Metrix, PCM, and Hyperion – optional but
    desired
  • 5-10 years experience in finance, engineering, or
    manufacturing.  5+ years experience in
    automotive.
  • Experience in 2 of the 3 fields with desire to learn all
    3 (Finance, mfg, eng)
  • 4 year degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or
    Engineering. 
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical
    audience.
  • Ability to sort and manipulate large amounts of data.
  • High aptitude for problem solving.
  • Proven interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Passion/Desire to drive the business.
  • Must possess highly effective analytical skills in areas
    of accounting, critical thinking, analysis and communication.
  • In depth understanding of key financial cashflow and
    measures (ROS, IRR, NPV, etc)
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing processes.

 

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Published: 05/08/2018
Job Field: Finance & Accounting
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 18000932
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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