Cost Engineering Manager (watch & jewelry)
My client is a US watch, jewelry & fashion accessories retailer, who is looking for a Cost Engineering Manager to mainly look after watch category.
- Consolidate product cost data, perform cost analysis, identify cost opportunity. Communicate to internal and external stakeholders in effort to drive continuous cost improvement.
- Understand suppliers, manufacturing processes and materials of products and key components. Analyse the cost structures, cost drivers and identify reasonable costs.
- Provide and promote cost data, information and analysis to stakeholders of Asia Value Chain to support their decision making
- Support to drive cost transparency and mind set change within our company and with our supply base.
- Monitor suppliers cost trend, drive cost consistency and competitiveness from suppliers.
- Support all types of cost management programs, that includes Requotation program, Double quotes, Negotiation, Value Engineering & Benchmarking. Ensure in depth understanding of different cost drivers (e.g. Supplier, material, construction, OH & margin, volume, market trend etc. etc.). Makes recommendation to improve cost competitiveness from supply base.
- Support in integrating cost engineering process into business process and optimizing the cross functional cooperation related to cost engineering.
- Lead Cost Engineering process to support the PD and Sourcing teams in achieving the cost effectiveness.
- Monitor the market situation related to cost and estimate the impact to our product and share the information to relevant parties.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Management/ Mechanical / Electronics/ Industrial Engineering or related discipline
- Minimum 5 years' experience in costing
- Individual contributor
- Good command of English
- Watch, jewelry background is preferred (not a must)
Please send your CV to Angela Tsui from ConnectedGroup (Angela.Tsui@connectedgroup.com) for more details. Email address could be found on LinkedIn.
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