Cost Engineer

  • Job Location: München, Germany
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 14/05/2024
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Cost Engineer to work within the Space industry. English and German language skills required for this position

Responsibilities will include:

Manage / Support cost engineering activities in different frames:

  • Feasibility studies to implementation proposals

  • Specific subsystems to E2E systems

  • Earth Observation to Telecommunication or Science Exploration

  • Working with a variety of customers including ESA, EC, DLR

  • Provide costing expertise to the project team supporting the collection and validation of cost input, from internal company sources (departments) and external team members and suppliers

  • Coordinate the cost engineering activities ensuring the delivery of the required cost analyses (respecting the customer and the company internal requirements) in quality and in time

  • Support the cost optimisation activities granting that the different constraints and requirements are properly reflected (technical, programmatic, financial, georeturn, etc etc)

  • Ensure that the cost analyses is reviewed according to the internal policies and is aligned within all the internal stakeholders (management, BD, project team, departments, procurement, controlling, etc)

  • Contribute to the definition of the internal processes associated to cost engineering

  • Contribute to the definition of the set of tools and templates associated to cost engineering

  • Contribute to the organisation and execution of in-house training on cost engineering

Qualifications required:

  • Completed studies (Diploma or Master) in aerospace engineering or equivalent qualification (i.e. mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics)

  • Strong experience in cost engineering

  • Advanced knowledge of the MS suite (VBA coding, high-level skills with MS Word)

  • Very good communication skills in oral / written English and German

  • Experience in the space sector

  • Additional competences considered strong assets:

  • Experience in the commercial space sector

  • System engineering or Project Management background

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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