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Finance Manager I in Shanghai at ZF

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job:

Overlook the cost estimating management for Braking/Electronics or OSS/Steering in Asia Pacific region. Lead in preparing cost estimates and business cases for quotation; support program management for project cost update and controlling. Ensure the high reliability and timely delivery of business cases for management decision making. Help to initiate strategic proposals for business development, operation productivity and profitability improvement.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a responsive, reliable/ capable cost estimating team, this will include hiring and training and supervising/developing staff.
  • Work with members of Asia Pacific CQA team to develop effective procedures, documentation and processes to deliver quotations on a timely basis.
  • Prepare and manage the preparation of cost estimates and business cases for quotations by working with all functions in the organization.
  • Initiate the strategic cost saving/profitability improvement proposals, working closely with other functions.
  • Lead in developing and maintaining the cost models to project product costs
  • Review and support on Project Cost Controlling to achieve profitability improvement during execution phase
  • Responsible for maintaining cost database
  • Assist competitive analysis to develop competitors product cost
  • Assist the manufacturing plants and Asia Pacific Management team with OPSP and forecast process and make vs. buy analysis
  • Assist in special projects as required


Job Requirements

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree

Experience and Skill Requirements
5 years


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