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Manager EV/Cost Engineering

Company: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or "SIA", located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM - meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof. SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry. Outline of duties:

  • Responsible for oversight and strategic alignment of electrification and cost engineering.
  • Develop strategies for new technology procurement.
  • Investigate and evaluate North American & global suppliers EV technology capabilities.
  • Audit potential new technology part suppliers.
  • Facilitate communication with Subaru Japan on EV sourcing strategies.
  • Negotiate local or CKD production with Subaru Japan.
  • Manage strategy with applicable buyer groups for EV specific commodities.
  • Create supplier-based strategies for current internal combustion engine parts.
  • Create service (replacement) part strategies for internal combustion engine suppliers.
  • Evaluate and monitor supplier financial conditions.
  • Create cost tables and guidelines for new technology parts.
  • Visualize part cost and investment for new technology.
  • Enhance SIA Procurement cost reduction program based on cost engineering activity to increase profit.
  • Other tasks as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field
    • 5 years of relevant experience
    • Previous management and/or supervisory experience
    • Knowledge of vehicle systems and the automotive industry Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
      • Understanding of Japanese business culture
      • Understanding of Japanese language - Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.

Keywords: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc, Lafayette , Manager EV/Cost Engineering, Engineering , Lafayette, Indiana

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