Product Cost Analyst
Location: Milpitas, California, USA
Dept/Division: Operations
Job Description
Develop cost models and cost reduction plans for new and legacy products. Focus on key material drivers and contract manufacturing transformation costs. Interface with engineering for new product introduction cost targets and legacy product opportunities. Interface with contract manufacturers in establishing cost reductions and standards pricing. Interface with finance in developing product gross margin forecasts.
Primary responsibilities will be: identify and establish cost reduction plans for top material contributors by product, validate and reduce contract manufacturers "value add" cost drivers in assembly, test, systems integration, and order fulfillment, develop supplier contracts to leverage pricing for strategic commodities/suppliers, and work with product management and finance in forecasting product gross margins.
Required Skills/Experience
Minimum five years of experience with high tech companies, preferably within broadband access or wireless communications, with at least three years working directly with contract manufacturers. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint, Agile or Arena PDM/PLM, and Oracle based MRP/ERP. Team player; strong written and oral communications skills; highly motivated to work in a fast-paced start-up environment. BS/BA or ME/IE/MBA or BSEE required
Desired Skills
Commodity management or manufacturing/industrial engineering background and APICS certification.
Contact: [email protected]