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Technical Cost and Value Analyst Engineer

Liebherr USA Co. Newport News ,VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $56,623 to $99,090 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Job Summary:The Technical Cost and Value Analyst Engineer participates on cost and value related subjects in the research, plan and design of mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, components and systems of Mining Trucks. The Technical Cost and Value Analyst Engineer coordinates activities with other Engineering members, purchasing, fabrication, assembly and manufacturing engineering, of the systems, components and the complete product. This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Absent undue hardship reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Essential Job Duties: * Follow up the manufacturing cost development with project progress including cost related design reviews on mechanical and electrical components and systems as well their integration into the final product. * Identify and report costs drivers * Conducts Value Analysis associated with engineering designs of truck components and systems to support decisions in product management, design, supply chain and manufacturing. * Provides general and technical design data to support purchasing and engineering cost reduction measures. * Develops cost estimates of truck systems, components and parts for manufacturing and assembly. * Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and within budget ensuring components costs and weight targets are met. * Works independently and as a team member with other Engineers, Designers and production personnel or on ad hoc projects. * Supports and assist in the development of best-practice guidelines Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline from a four-year college or university; or six or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. While normally the work is performed in the engineering office the noise level in this work environment is usually quiet. Additional Requirements: * Travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time. * Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver license and passport. * Ability to maintain Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certification. Core Competencies: * Team Spirit: Promotes communication and cooperation for the greater good of the company and the customer. * Customer Focus: Meets the needs of internal and external customers. * Integrity: Demonstrates honesty, fairness, and trustworthiness. Follows through on commitments and admits to mistakes Position Specific Competencies: * Job Skills: Applies the required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) in the performance of essential job duties: * Knowledge of mechanical and general engineering * Knowledge/Experience in Cost Controlling and Manufacturing ProcessesKnowledge of finite element analysis and material properties Knowledge of Databasesoftware; AutoCAD, Pro-engineer Design software or equivalent software; Microsoft Project Management software; and MS Office software. * Knowledge of BaaN system as it relates to truck Bill Of Material (BOM) structure and inventory control. * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, schematics, part drawings, assembly drawings, component / system specifications and governmental regulations. * Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. * Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. * Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. * Ability to maintain discretion. * Skill in planning, managing, and directing resources and managing projects. General Competencies: * Safety: Promotes an incident free environment by complying with all company safety policies and procedures and participating in company safety trainings. * Communication: Organizes and expresses ideas and information clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods of conveying the information. * Self-Development & Initiative: Identifies personal strengths and weaknesses, and targets areas for self-development. Participates in educational opportunities. Takes initiative and works towards mastering tasks by developing new skills or enhancing existing skills. Looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility. * Task Achievement: Takes a proactive approach to anticipate and prevent problems. Breaks down problems and issues into components, and analyzes the costs, benefits, opportunities, and risks associated with each alternative solution. Works independently and in team settings to solve problems. * Dependability & Flexibility: Can be relied upon to handle a fair workload, meet deadlines and commitments, and accept responsibility for actions. Demonstrates an ability to work independently. Handles changes and responds to setbacks with minimal disruption. * Implementing New Technologies, Processes or Methods: Evaluate and integrate new technologies, processes or methods into the workplace. * Managing Multiple Priorities: Handles multiple assignments and priorities, while fulfilling all commitments. Accepts new responsibilities and adapts to changes in procedures. * Quality of Work: Demonstrates accuracy and quality in the quantity of work produced. Ensures that quality standards are met and all procedures are followed. Takes steps to correct mistakes and improve the overall product.

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