Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Product Cost Calculator (f/m/d)


Dortmund, DE

Country/Region:  DE

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you have a strategic, analytical thinking and want to design the development of a global acting automotive company? Making decisions and taking responsibility? Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

For our location in Dortmund we are looking for an enthusiastic Product Cost Calculator (f/m/d) to carry out costing for production/products and their assemblies and individual parts, as well as preparing quotation, project and production calculation.

Introduction of Design-to-Cost (DtC) measures, setting cost targets and managing supplier workshops within product costing, within the framework of existing internal guidelines will be a main task.


  • Preparing quotation calculations as the basis for cost-oriented quotations for the organizational units
  • Carrying out a project profitability calculation defining and specifying targets for development, material, production costs for product-specific and universal operating equipment or operating equipment design
  • Determining price recommendations and project key figures for superior organizational units
  • Preparing project-related calculations (product life cycle) for new or changed designs in project development, involving the necessary organizational units, introduction, processing and evaluation of process investigations, as well as introducing Design-to-Cost (DtC) measures
  • Drawing up decision criteria for the assignment of operating equipment production
  • Advising and supporting the organizational units responsible regarding the design of new devices and individual parts
  • Suggesting suitable measures for achieving prescribed internal and external cost targets or cost reductions before and after SOP, as well as following up the measures introduced
  • Preparing quotation calculations
  • Drafting and preparing documents for price negotiations to be carried out with Sales or customers
  • Carrying out presentations of calculation results and analysis
  • Determining target specifications for purchased parts/components and managing price negotiations with suppliers
  • Supporting and advising project managers in economic matters


  • Masters degree in business & engineering or equivalent
  • Relevant experience in related positions ideally in the automotive environment
  • Confidence to work through all hierarchies and in cross-functional teams
  • Expert knowledge in Excel and cost calculation tools
  • Project Management experience
  • Fluency in English language

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Product cost
Application Id:  3162
Posting date::  May 22, 2023