Manager - Cost and Value Engineer

Job Description

Manager - Cost and Value Engineer (Electronics)

Commodities: Transformers, EMS, Power Semiconductors, Relays and Windings on PCB, Passive components, Cables and other Drives components

Experience: 6 to 12 years

Even from small industries who manufacture drives is fine as well.

Product : Medium Voltage Motors, Medium Voltage Drives Etc.


Cost and Value Engineering (CVE) expert for Machining /Electronics Technology, MV Motors / Drives related parts
Responsible for generation of transparency in production processes along the value chain, related costs and improvement potentials (CAO, Cost Analysis and Optimization) and supply chain productivity improvement measures (SPI)
Partner of Procurement, in particular PE, in negotiations, partner of R&D and System CVE in Design to Cost and Standardization (DtV)


of Function

This position is responsible for Target costs, total Cost of product/supplied good, CNI, CTG and implementing other CVE levers
Lifecycle cost and related PVO for Mechanical parts, some mechanical expertise (machined parts)/Electronics parts related to Motors/ Drives locally as well as globally (PVO ~ 20 to 40 M Euro)


(internal /

SCM functions, in particular PE, CM, CPO, SQM
CVE partners, in particular system CVEs and Corporate Commodity Engineers, CVE experts at LDA HQ
Cross-functional partners, in particular Product Management, R&D, Engineering and Production
Suppliers, in particular R&D, engineering, production
CVEs network partners across Siemens

A r e a s   o f   R e s p o n s i b i l i t y   /   T a s k s


Cost and Value Engineering
Contribute to competitiveness and profitability of Siemens products and solutions through application of Cost and Value Engineering levers and methods.
Expert in the Siemens-wide CVE network
Contribute expertise to the Siemens-wide CVE network, focusing on certain commodities within the assigned Division/BU.


Transparency of production processes
Maintain knowledge about production technology and costing in specific material field.
Apply appropriate tools for Cost Analysis and Optimization (CAO), Supply Chain Productivity Improvement (SPI) and Design to Value (DtC) along the PLM / PM process


Cost target setting
Compile feasible costs per component as basis for bottom-up target indication and cost split.
Propose alternative manufacturing scenarios and quantification of potentials to Systems CVEs and other Procurement functions, in particular PE.


Design to Cost and Standardization
Calculate cost baselining and regular cost updates for components acc. to maturity of design
Challenge requirements and related costs as basis for proposals of DtC measures to R&D, to PEs and to Systems CVEs along the Deisgn process, and quantify financial impact expectation.


Supply Chain Productivity Improvement (SPI)
Generate transparency in supplier processes, applied technologies and related costs
Identify and quantify improvement potentials, contribute transparency to negotiations
Coach suppliers in technology-based and lean optimization of their supply chain


Networking and mutual support
Integrate with product-specific CVE teams in alignment with System CVE, PE, R&D
Foster commodity-specific CVE network and Siemens-wide knowledge exchange
Foster a "givers" mindset in Division-internal activities and contribute own expertise in cross-Divisional collaboration


Cost and value models and design rules
Establish cost and value models as well as design rules that use information on specific production processes, production equipment, suppliers and related costs
Maintain and provide benchmark data on design characteristics (e.g. material thickness, surface quality, curvature) and related costs


Be coach and mentor to other CVE colleagues in area of expertise of manufacturing process and MV related drives / Motors appropriately.


Motor / Drive manufacturing / Industry experience


Manufacturing Process of Mechanical / Electronics reqd in MV motors / Drives

Product Knowledge

Materials Knowledge

Commercial Knowledge

Costing Knowledge

Variety of Business

At least 6 years’ experience with min 3 years in Manufacturing

Project / Process
Variety of Function Areas

Handled CVE activities, Worked in Manufacturing or Process

Variety of Cultures

Worked with Global team members

Commodities to handle

Transformers, EMS, Power Semiconductors, Relays and Windings on PCB, Passive components, Cables and other Drives components

Job ID: 119145

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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