Cost Calculator

Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

Our client is a technology firm and an international giant in the automotive industry. Technologic innovation and development, the making and testing of world-class products and services are combined in the many factories of our client and we are constantly searching for a wide range of both talented and experienced future employees for this epic company.


As a Cost Calculator within Purchasing, you are the spider in the web of the "Material Cost Excellence" program. You facilitate benchmark and teardown processes. You recommend the department-level target cost pricing, you initiate actions to achieve the set cost targets and provide insight into the realization through progress reports. In addition, you will take care of the calculations of materials, tools and manufacturing processes related to alternative production methods, reallocations and make / buy studies. Should cost calculations and Clean sheet calculations belong to your tool kit.

For the various projects you perform profitability calculations. You support the process of approving in the various phases of a project by providing clear insight into the cause and need of investment and cost prices. You maintain the database with relevant cost drivers including materials, wages, transportation, energy and packaging.

As a Cost Calculator within Purchasing, you work closely with Product Development, Product Planning, Cost Estimation and Process Engineering.


Bachelor or Master: Mechanical Engineering, Technical Business or Automotive, and relevant work experience as Cost Calculator or Cost Engineer in a technical environment

In addition, you have business economical insight and interest, good numerical insight and financial affinity. You are analytically strong, flexible, independent, commercial and proactive. You have good communicative and social skills and master the Dutch and English language in word and writing.

Personal skills

We expect you to be a good communicator, team player, self-starter, to take initiative and to be result oriented. 


The right candidate will be provided a challenging and varied position in a professional, high-tech environment. An appropriate salary, future prospects and excellent benefits are evident. After a period of secondment and functioning properly, you can be contracted by our client.

Inlichtingen bij

Do you feel you are the most suitable person for this position or do you have any further questions?

Send your CV to or call 040-4015200 and ask for Maurits Grootegoed

Solliciteren bij

Do you feel you are the most suitable person for this position or do you have any further questions?

Send your CV to or call 040-4015200 and ask for Maurits Grootegoed