Cost Engineer / Cost Analyser (m/f/d)

  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen
  • Düsseldorf
  • Unterschleißheim
  • Berufserfahrung
  • Ingenieur
  • Vollzeit
  • Publiziert: 29.06.2023
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The ALPS ALPINE EUROPE GmbH belongs to the Japanese ALPSALPINE CO. LTD. established in 1948. Our philosophy is “Perfecting the Art of Electronics” – hence ALPS ALPINE CO. LTD. is one of the biggest independent global manufacturers of high-quality electronic and electro-mechanical components for vehicles, mobile devices, home electronics and industrial equipment. Our European Head Office in Unterschleissheim near Munich co-ordinates the sales, marketing and product engineering activities of our offices in Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Wolfsburg, Paris, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Gothenburg, Frölunda and Milan, as well as the production in our manufacturing site in Dortmund. Our customers are automakers, TIER1 suppliers and other global players. ALPS ALPINE CO. LTD counts around 42.000 employees worldwide and at present about 740 employees are working for ALPS ALPINE EUROPE GmbH.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Cost Engineer / Cost Analyser (m/f/d) with immediate effect. This position could be located in Unterschleißheim (near Munich), Düsseldorf or Leinfelden-Echterdingen (near Stuttgart).


  • You are responsible for cost estimation related to development, industrialization and manufacturing mass production of products
  • You identify cost drivers by analysis and breakdown of overall cost structures on products and respective manufacturing
  • You deploy value engineering techniques to optimize costs and identify cost drivers
  • You develop and implement cost optimization strategies without making compromises regarding quality, reliability and performance aspects of products
  • You conduct benchmarking exercises to compare cost structures against industry standards, market trends and competition
  • You collaborate with suppliers, technology enablers and engage with strategic purchasing to assess suppliers’ cost competitiveness, reliability and technology roadmap
  • You contribute to Alps Alpine’ GTB, product cost calculation and business development processes in order to support competitive product cost outline


  • Degree in mechanical, electrical, business engineering or related fields
  • Knowledge and familiarity with economic- and business-related processes
  • Practical experience in manufacturing and production environment
  • Funded technology knowledge of electrical, mechanical components and sub-assemblies is desirable
  • Proven track records of implementation on cost reduction projects
  • Practical knowledge and utilization of cost calculation IT tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication and good organizational competence
  • Analytic thinking, strong conceptual skills and structured work approach
  • Result-oriented and collaborative work attitude
  • Proficiency in presenting and reporting
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English, good command of German
  • Availability and willingness for occasional business travels


The high standards which build the guideline for ourselves as well as for the quality of our products are also set for our employees. Nevertheless, demand and support go “hand in hand” at ALPS ALPINE and we always appreciate our colleagues’ commitment and passion! This is why we offer numerous benefits alongside attractive salaries. In order to balance job and private life we introduced “trusted working hours”, which allow employees to set up daily life more flexible. In addition to that our employees are granted 30 days of vacation. In order to support our employees in the best way, we take care of professional structured onboardings as well as goal-oriented development trainings on a regular basis. In the long run, it is important to us to offer a perspective for the future. This is why we finance a company pension scheme. Being a caring employer, our 24/7 accident insurance covers all our employees before, during and after work. Find out more about additional benefits in our company profile.