Cost Engineer
Boxmeer, Netherlands
1 dag geleden

Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries.

In partnership with our customers we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably.

Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity.

Our team is comprised of approximately 7500 employees worldwide, offices and subsidiaries in 32 countries across six continents, and a network of more than 100 agents and distributors.

For our Supply Chain Department in Boxmeer, we are looking for a

Cost Engineer

As cost engineer you are responsible for defining the cost price for our equipment. Support our product life cycle process by creating transparency in our costing to support our customer needs with our counterparts in innovation.

The responsibility of the Cost Engineering team starts from the completion of the O-series at the end of the development phase (C-phase).

Within supply chain you work closely together with your colleagues in manufacturing to calculate the cost prices for make parts and with your colleagues in procurement to calculate the cost prices for buy parts.

As the increased focus on cost engineering is relatively new, you will have plenty of opportunities to contribute to the further development and improvement of the cost price process.

Main Tasks

  • Together with the other cost engineers in Supply chain, further develop and improve the cost price process
  • Coordinate and / or execute the creation and maintenance of costing Build of Materials (BOMs) in our ERP systems, from the end of the product development cycle (C-phase) till end of sale of the equipment.
  • Analyzing the development of cost prices over time and explain main root causes of deviations after consultation with procurement and manufacturing engineering
  • Identify and proactively follow-up on material / costing related master data issues, to ensure that calculated cost prices reflect reality.
  • Reporting and communicating with our internal customers on cost price developments
  • Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills and data driven
  • Strong communicator, who is able to drive the discussions and decision making for all cost price related topics
  • Team player that is able to make all involved to the cost price process feel part of the team and engaged to improving the cost price insights and accuracy
  • Curious, detail oriented, persistent and with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Work experience from multi-cultural environments will be an advantage
  • Education, Knowledge, and Experience

  • A bachelor or master degree, preferably a technical or finance study
  • Experience in an analytical, manufacturing or Research & Development related position
  • Strong interest in financial, data driven topics and business intelligence tools (PowerBI)
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with and comfort working in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage
  • We offer

    In partnership with our customer’s we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably.

    Working at Marel means working at a multinational with many chances to develop yourself, take responsibility and show initiative.

    We offer an exciting job with a representative base salary and attractive secondary benefits like 27 vacation days and 13 additional free days, profit share, travel allowance, excellent pension plan at PME and collective insurance.

    Marel Vision and Values

    In partnership with our customers, we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably.

    Marel’s core values are : Unity, Innovation and Excellence.

    Contact info

    Interested in this position? Please apply via the Apply Button. For more information about the position, contact our recruiter

    Adela Divisova via e-mail :


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