Cost & Value Engineering Project Lead

Job Description

Cost & Value Engineering Project Lead – (Kongsberg, Norway)  


About the role

What are the responsibilities?


The Cost and Value Engineering Project Lead is the driver of cost-out projects from idea creation to full implementation within specific timeline and budget, ensuring cost savings are available to be used by the cost estimating and sales/proposal organizations during the bidding process.



Some of the key tasks will consist of:

  • Deliver Cost & Value Engineering projects within budget and schedule, sorting obstacles as well as internal/external stresses, having full accountability.
  • Working closely with the Product Management team and cross-functional teams to drive cost reduction in identified R&D programs and projects while maintaining or improving critical to Quality performance functionality, following the Product Development Process.
  • Create and gather new cost-out ideas for the relevant product line, participating in cross-functional workshop.
  • Evaluate feasibility of cost-out ideas preparing business cases, including implementation cost and return of investment.
  • Ensure that product Cost & Value Engineering initiatives are being properly input and tracked in the relevant product cost tracking software (Prioneer).
  • Support proposals teams to ensure all relevant cost-out projects are being considered if appropriate, to guarantee the most cost-effective solutions.
  • Support baseline maintenance of product cost tracking tools.
  • Provide the figures aimed at maintaining and reporting monthly World-Wide Cost & Value Engineering savings workbooks by assuring continued alignment with project leads
  • Facilitating and participating meetings at all levels of management up to and including the executive leadership team.

About the candidate

What are the qualifications?

  • BS in Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, or Petroleum.
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience as Application Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Process Engineer, Design Engineer, Product Engineer or similar
  • Experience with turbomachinery or related rotating equipment and associated auxiliary systems
  • Knowledge of product design and its interface to process design
  • Working knowledge of how design, technical, automation, sourcing, and logistics decisions affect cost and/or schedule.
  • Self-driven, proactivity and willingness to do the extra-mile
  • Hands-on spirit, willing to get into the details and deliver engineering tasks
  • Creative thinking and the ability to drive cross-functional teams to achieve technical and commercial objectives
  • Proven skills to influence internal and external stakeholders (sales, marketing, design and process teams)
  • Flexibility to travel at least 20% globally
  • MS Office Suite proficiency


About the company


Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business is one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions for long-life, critical applications in the oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, process, power, military, and other industries worldwide. 

Kongsberg Norway is home to Dresser-Rand worldwide center of excellence for gas turbines and mechanical driven gas turbine packages. With a gas turbine power range from 1 to 55 MW Dresser-Rand AS supports the oil and gas industry on offshore and land-based installations around the world.


Manager is Bernardo Felix +44 7921242096 






Job ID: 111938

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Dresser-Rand AS

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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