Cost Estimation Engineer - International Assignment, VIE - FIN16270

Function: Finance
Localization: Germany - Lower Saxony - Peine
Contract type: VIE
Publication date: 10th July 2019




Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you are willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be!



Faurecia’s VIE Program?


The VIE Program of Faurecia is an international young graduate program, which enables young graduates native from the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28 to work for one of our subsidiary around the world!


Business France, the French agency for international business development, is in charge of all the administrative procedures of your assignment. For further information, please visit the following link: and


PLEASE NOTE: your application must be submitted in English to be considered by our non-French speaking teams in our plants worldwide.

PLEASE NOTE: as part of your international development, you cannot perform a VIE in the country of your citizenship.



Your position and environment?


Our Faurecia Interior System Business Group – Europe Division is looking for you as a VIE - Cost Estimation Engineer m/f for our R&D Center in Peine, Germany.



Your role and responsibilities?


Your main missions will be to:

  • Technical and economical evaluation of in-house production concepts and engineering changes, from Resquest for Quotation (RFQ) to serial production
  • Validation of technical and economic feasibility
  • Validation of technical assumptions from Manufacturing (flowchart) and Engineering (Bill of Material, Engineering Change Request, …)
  • Evaluation of Make-or-Buy scenarios and determination of Target Costs (Bought-out parts)
  • Communication of assumptions & costing results to interface functions (Controlling, Program Manager, Purchasing, Sales)
  • Tracking and illustration of costing results development (cost walk)
  • Coordination, challenging and monitoring of the work of all related interface functions
  • Interface with Program controlling to ensure reliable data for business plan


The mission will last 12 months.

Who are you?

  • Master Degree in Engineering, with a high interest for Production and financial processes
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Fluent English and strong basic skills in German are required
  • Fast learner, able to link technics and figures
  • Microsoft office skilled – especially excel
  • Good team player, able to deal with other departments  

Ready to take on a new challenge? Apply and join us!

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