Strategic Cost Management Engineer in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Strategic Cost Management (SCM) Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Mossville, IL.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year.  The SCM team identify, evaluate, and deliver projects that will reduce material costs on all products within the Industrial Power System Division (IPSD). Cost Management excellence is delivered using various cost management tools and techniques whilst building close working relationships with other groups particularly Purchasing, Engineering and Supply Chain. Collaboration and engagement beyond your immediate team is essential. 

This role will cover both Current Product and New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.

Within this role you will be empowered to use your technical expertise to drive the delivery of cost reductions and contribute significant value to the cost targets set by the organization This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience in material cost management and a strong foundation in a range of manufacturing processes.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in engineering

Required Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Extensive, demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes and commercial cost drivers
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting numerical data and reaching sound judgments and recommendations
  • Skilled project manager, able to facilitate multiple projects
  • Proven ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders, acting with integrity in tough and emotive situations
  • Expert communicator; proficient in building collaborative and trusted partnerships to work across an internal matrix organization and external Supplier network

*** This position will be located in Mossville, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.  ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.