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Cost Analyst - Tooling

Date:  15-Sep-2021
Country/Region:  IN
City:  PUNE R&D
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  21064

Description (Purpose and Main Responsibilities):

The Tooling Reference Cost (TReC) analyst, is responsible for the Tooling target costs calculation within Faurecia Interior Systems programs.


  • Acquisition phase: TReC Analyst is responsible to define the whole tooling package for the project in accordance with program management system (PMS). Among the tasks mentioned in PMS, the TReC Analyst has the following most important tasks and responsibilities:


    • Reading and interpretation of the bill of material (Concept Engineering) and the process flow chart (Program Manufacturing).
    • Define the whole Tooling list in accordance with data above, for, Inhouse and Bought Out Parts (BOP), and assembly as well, in relation with IReC & FReC team members.
    • Elaborate tool technical concept (movements, inserts, number of cavities, etc…) 
    • Define the Tooling cost according to Tool and Equipement strategy (T&E buyer).
    • If possible, make proposals to improve Faurecia quote competitiveness.
    • Apply the Tooling margin defined by sales department (Customer Business Unit).
    • Create Tooling price synthesis, based on RFQ definition in the relevant OEM template.
    • Distribution of the costing results to acquisition team (Program Manager, T&E Buyer…).
    • Respect the delivery and quality commitments for the needed outputs.
    • Perform the regulary updates all along acquisition rounds with OEM.
    • Foster & develop a strong network with the worldwide CBUs to improve collaboration and communication.


  • Development phase: TReC Analyst is responsible to support Engineering and T&E buyer for Tool cost estimation for ECR management, and gives target to T&E  during the Tooling RFQ phase (before SNC). TReC Analyst has the following most important tasks and responsibilities:


    • CAD data interpretation to estimate the impact of part design changes on Tooling cost.
    • At Tool RFQ phase, based on technical definition (IDS…) and T&E strategy, calculate tooling cost according to Tooling Reference Cost (TReC) methodology with dedicated calculation software.
    • Perform TReC at SNC synthesis to compare suppliers cost breakdown to TReC values.
    • Evaluate the gaps with suppliers and justify.
    • Support Purchasing department during the negotiation with suppliers.
    • After nomination, transfer TReC calculation files for maintaining the existing databases.
    • Support engineering or program changes with TReC targets.


  • Others
    • Close collaboration with CBU Cost Analysts (In house and BOP).
    • Collabration with Central costing to continuously improve TReC methodology.
    • Propose constructive improvement ideas to increase costing department competencies and efficiency.





The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Bachelor’s / Master's degree in Engineering or Diploma in Tool & Die Design, with a specialisation in Injection Tools.
  • Minimum 2/3 years with upto 10 years experience in an industrial environment including a first technical experience (production, manufacturing engineering,…)
  • Technical products oriented. Knowledge on Post Processing Tools, Parts Checking Gauges and Assembly technologies.
  • Knowledge on several supplier technologies is a plus
  • Demonstrated strong communication, analytical and synthesis skills
  • Fluent in 2 languages including English
  • French/German language basics knowledge could be a plus.
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