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Cost Engineer

Cost Engineer

FPC of Hendersonville

FPC of Hendersonville

Elevate your career by joining a dynamic team and applying your skills in an environment that values innovation and excellence! FPC of Hendersonville is currently seeking a Cost Engineer to lead global cost reduction efforts in for a client located in Ventura County, CA. The ideal candidate will collaborate with key stakeholders worldwide to optimize cost, quality, delivery, and technology for products and manufacturing objectives.

Salary range is $110k-$130k with competitive benefits including monthly and yearly bonuses, and profit sharing.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess supplier capabilities in design, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to enhance delivery, quality, and cost efficiency using lean manufacturing principles.
  • Negotiate contracts covering price, payment terms, and transportation.
  • Estimate costs and implement Value Engineering to drive cost reduction in design and manufacturing.
  • Monitor market prices, trends, and manufacturing advancements.


What they are looking for in a candidate:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering required. MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years' strategic procurement experience in manufacturing, preferably in Automotive or Aerospace.
  • Proficient in reading blueprints and MS Office applications.
  • Experience with sheet metal, international sourcing, and willingness to travel up to 30%.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • CAD/CAM experience preferred.
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder.


Why Work With Us:

For candidates, we provide a high level of support, coaching, and advocacy. We strive to get your resume in front of the right people and help you put your best foot forward at every step of the process. Apart from the current role, we actively recruit candidates for various growth-oriented opportunities with an emphasis on excellent career progression. Building long-term relationships with candidates and clients is our key priority.

If you believe you are the right fit for this role or other similar positions, or wish to explore future opportunities, email your resume directly to Gian Bonfanti, Managing Partner at FPC of Hendersonville, for a confidential review.

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