Product Cost Manager – Jenbacher Type 6 Engines Platform (m/f/d)

Product Management Jenbach, Austria


The product cost manager is responsible for developing cost effectiveness and cost out strategies/programs for the Jenbacher Type 6 Platform across functions and aligned to overall financial and quality guidelines. This role is a key driver of the multi-functional integration and execution of cost strategies into the design and/or manufacturing objectives.

What INNIO offers you:

  • An innovative and international working environment
  • Flexible working time model (depending on position and role)
  • Health We Care Program – including company sport activities
  • Moving cost support for new employees in accordance with policy
  • Good connections to public transport – station in direct proximity
  • Transportation cost support in accordance with policy
  • One of the best canteens in the area with healthy and various meals
  • Attractive location in the heart of the alps which provides various outdoor sport and other leisure possibilities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead development & execution of mid- & long-term cost effectiveness and cost out strategies for the Type 6 Platform
  • Set cost targets for new product introductions and design changes
  • Develop cost-models including standardized reporting on various gas engines components and systems
  • Drive and manage the multi-functional integration and execution of strategies into the design and/or manufacturing objectives in close collaboration with engineering, sourcing, manufacturing and services
  • Monitor and track selected cost out projects
  • Lead business discussions on make vs buy, parts standardization and track opportunities  
  • Conduct value analysis and identify cost reduction opportunity on major cost drivers (eg specific systems and components)
  • Act as global and regional cost support for sourcing teams

Your Profile:

  • Technical and/or business degree (Bachelor, Master)
  • Experience in a financial role (financial planning, controlling) is preferred, preferably in the Gas Engine or Power Generation Industry and preferably work experience in a project/expert role in supply chain, engineering, product line and/or product costing is beneficial
  • Experience in value stream analysis for industrial system components as well as design and cost modeling tools
  • Knowledge of mechanical/electrical design, manufacturing, assembly processes, sourcing support, testing and quality methods, procedures, systems and requirements
  • Knowledge of INNIO Jenbacher Gas Engines products, network, businesses, initiatives and programs preferred 
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams without disciplinary power
  • Strong continuous improvement and process optimization mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), German skills are a plus
  • A valid work permit for Austria as a prerequisite for this position (Non-EU citizens: please attach the work permit to the application)
The base pay is composed of the amount according to the Austrian collective agreement which is at least EUR 3.439,42 gross per month (x 14) and an over payment depending on your qualifications and experience.