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Cost Engineer



Posting ID: 7375472

Full Time
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Responsible for developing product development focused analytics from the perspective of design-to-value to help clients drive growth and improve margins. In this role, you will work closely with clients and cross-functional teams internally on product development considering what the customer wants, what competitors are offering and what it costs to manufacture and distribute the end product.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for data collection, analysis and problem solving as well as extensive research into the manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Conduct product teardowns and attribute comparison across a broad range of parts and assemblies
  • Generate product cost modeling and cost impact for proposed design changes based on competitor analysis
  • Use hard data from consumer research, cost models and competitive intelligence from product teardowns to make fact-based decisions and recommendations
  • Work within our proprietary cost modeling/price optimization platform to help clients with cost analysis
  • Use data obtained to negotiate price with suppliers teams
  • Assist clients in solving complex operational challenges


  • Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial, preferred)
  • Minimum 3.4 GPA or higher
  • 1-2 years of previous cost analysis experience within a product development/manufacturing setting
  • Experience with data collection and analysis and cost modeling is a plus
  • Ability to self-motivate and manage multiple priorities at once
  • Highly-organized and detail oriented with strong communication skills

About Aerotek:

Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we've grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing® winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Katy Malan


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