Torrance, CA, US
The purpose of the department is:
To coordinate the overall development process with our suppliers and to negotiate the best possible cost and schedule to meet 100% on-time development for our items.
Conduct all cost and schedule reporting and manage supply base to meet the our quality, cost, development, and production delivery requirements.
The purpose and function of this position within the department is:
To communicate, negotiate and report cost and schedule within the development team, suppliers, and management.
Coordinate product development flow, analyze and negotiate cost with suppliers, maintain development schedules to ensure on time development, maintain Company's engineering standards, and develop adequate supply base.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in business, quantitative analysis, or engineering. 2-4 years of general business experience. Knowledge of product development, automotive products, and project coordination helpful
Mechanical training is helpful, cost accounting is a plus. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to deal at various levels in any organization is required. Must be able to negotiate and direct efforts of others.
-Effective Business Communication
-Ability to adapt to changing priorities
-Strong negotiation skills
Major Areas of Responsibility
Analyze and negotiate cost with suppliers
Analyze and negotiate schedule with suppliers and development team members
Provide project coordination support to project coordinators, project leaders, and suppliers
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
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