Date:  Jul 13, 2024
Country/Region:  IN
City:  Pune
Company:  G.A. Design & Business (DBS)




Costing Eng.

Product Costing Engineer 


Who are we:

Antolin is a leading global automotive supplier, we are experts in designing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative solutions for vehicles around the world. Our product portfolio includes trim, headliners, and acoustic systems, as well as lighting and other interior systems. We offer comprehensive solutions with a focus on quality, safety, and sustainability. Our products are used in many of the world’s leading car brands, including JLR, BMW, Toyota, Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Ford.


What we offer:

  • You will be part of a highly engaged multinational with international career opportunities.
  • We offer you a learning journey adapted to your professional experience.
  • You will work on international projects for world- renowned companies in automotive sector.
  • You can find an Open Environment to learn new technologies.
  • We can offer you a competitive salary, benefits and valuable OEM discounts.


Skills Required:

General and Task Management 
• Determine cost estimate targets during the design and development process, recommending cost effective solutions 
• Gather proposals, specifications and related documents and liaise with design , purchase & commercial team  in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products 
• Utilise cost methodologies and tools and GA costing format to prepare and maintain reliable and accurate data 
• Establish cost estimates of production processes and tooling costs and review alternatives or put forward recommendations for improvement 
• Assess cost effectiveness of products and track actual costs relative to budget and report status on a regular basis to ensure costs are in line with forecasts 
• Monitor and review data and information to detect or assess problems 
• Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review 
• Contribute to cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures and monitor trends
Relationship Management 
• Liaise with stakeholders and support management decisions by providing appropriate cost information and data 
• Provide cost estimates during change process and advise of cost impact of changes. Track and monitor activity 
• Work with stakeholders to ensure estimates are accurate and to make appropriate adjustments and resolve issues 
• Analyse supplier quotes and provide information and data, which aids communications with suppliers and customers and achieves cost optimisation. 
• Ensure supplier quotations meet ‘should cost’ estimates 
• Support supplier meetings and negotiations to challenge quotation prices and aim for cost reductions to meet target costs 
• Support and utilise experience to aid best practice in the supplier process in conjunction with members of the purchasing team 
• Liaise with purchasing department to provide continued feedback to ensure competitive pricing 
• Adhere to any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff and visitors 
• Assertive, resilient and welcomes change 
• Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working with others 
• Proactively contributes to the team development 
• Is self-aware and optimistic  & shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings 
Skills and Attributes: 
• Good communication skills with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally 
• Good interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills 
• Commercially and financially aware  with strong analytical skills 
• Strong technical mindset and able to read and interpret technical data and translate to others 
• Highly numerate with the ability to research, assemble manage and manipulate numerical information 
• Knowledge of estimating techniques with the ability to deliver against deadlines
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills 
• Project management skills