Opportunity Technical Lead – Costing & Sourcing
Employer Client of PeopleLogic
Industry Software,
Qualifications B.Tech, B.E, M.E, M.C.A, M.Tech,
Experience Between 7.0 years and 14.0 years
Location Pune,
Job Profile
  • Ability to interact with internal / external customers on a regular basis and participate in review meetings.
  • Ability to identify business opportunities with customers and support business development.
  • To keep updated with the latest trend in global sourcing like price trends, capacities with good supplier connect in India etc.
  • Knowledge of Automotive component industry viz. Chassis, BIW, Power Train, Electric & Electronic, Seating, Interiors, Exteriors, and Proprietary parts etc.
  • Know-how of China, Europe, LATAM & Middle east suppliers and market.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and special processes.
  • Various cost models like Feature based, activity based etc.
  • Technical Ownership & Delivery
  • Responsible for creating bottoms up cost estimation of various automotive parts, sub-assemblies and assemblies with identifying various cost drivers as below,
  • Material, process, overhead, profits and so on.
  • Technical comparison of similar systems for various vehicle models.
  • Identify cost optimization levers.
  • Responsible for Management of sourcing activities related to Castings, Forgings, Sheet Metal, Frames, Machined parts, Fasteners, Bearings and Screws.
  • Supplier identification, evaluation and assessment.
  • RFx management and commercial negotiations with suppliers.
  • Component development at suppliers end.
  • Program management during steady state supply.
  • Supplier development for parts/ technology, as per strategic plans.
  • Coordinating with business units, QA & Product Engineering departments to ascertain the specifications of components, monitoring development at vendor’s end, testing/validation of samples and finalizing components and assemblies.
  • Create and maintain cost models.
  • Create contractual agreements.
  • Evaluation of vendor performance with regard to cost, quality, delivery, service and technology.
  • Business reviews with suppliers
  • Development and maintenance of Approved Vendor List.
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