Value Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Lead, drive and implement cost savings using proven engineering processes in conjunction with the PI division and local engineering teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and prepare Cost reports, undertakes analysis of actuals variance against forecast through reviewing and understanding the underlying cost model (staffing costs and other costs) and the actuals transactions from the finance system
  • Able to create a lean method of manufacture for a specific product, taking into account the current supplier capabilities. Also accountable for identifying levers/opportunities on the current Methods of Manufacture for a product at a supplier.
  • Propose design & manufacturing improvements/solutions, for a better "Value for Money" outcome
  • Analyze continuously potentials for cost reduction through value engineering, design for manufacturability and standardization within the business units
  • Support the VE organization to improve the VE-concept and drive and ensure support to purchasing with RFQ's and supplier management
  • Maintains the cost model, including updating the model based on trends and compensation events. Prepares re-forecasts periodically, based on guidance from Project Controls Manager
  • Work with team members to manage and interpret large data sets
  • Create a standard catalog of commonly used components that the engineers can choose from for any new designs

What You Need to Succeed

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Requires a tactful and diplomatic personality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Self starter (can work without supervision)
  • Experience dealing with all types of people
  • Ability to read and understand design and manufacturing drawings
  • Ability to evaluate and provide cost data on components in their commodity including direct material, direct labor, tooling costs
  • Ability to create methods of manufacture for the required products, providing cost insight for each process and if existing method of manufacture, identify waste and possible levers
  • High level of design awareness
  • Ability to navigate CAD models
  • Practical knowledge of VE and VA techniques and strong financial awareness
  • Passion for prototype development and a pragmatic attitude
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and work within a diverse team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • High level of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to self-manage (i.e. taking ownership of projects for cost reduction, work planning, resource management and reporting)
  • A start-up personality; entrepreneurial, ambitious, independent, systematic attention to detail, structured thinker, goal-oriented, flexible and able to deal well with setbacks

Minimum Education / Experience Required:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree preferred or a Technical Degree with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant experience
  • 2-4 years of cost related experience

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 25% travel required including international

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here

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Mettler-Toledo, LLC

1571 Northpointe Pkwy Lutz, FL 33558 United States

+1 (813) 889-9500