Cost Engineer Thu Nov 29 00:00:00 CST 2018 Pawtucket, RI 522021300 8863 Global Development 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and home, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p style="margin:0.0in 0.0in 6.75pt"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Hasbro Design & Development team is seeking a Cost Engineer, supporting our Product Development in Rhode Island. You will be part of the future design and development of Hasbro's Preschool brands including, and but not limited to: Licensed brands. This position will focus on plastics, mechanics and electronics cost estimating of these lines, as well as having cost management responsibilities for their basic toy product lines.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0.0in 0.0in 6.75pt"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">In this position you will be responsible for maintaining the overall product and tooling costs of the product line to help the development teams meet and exceed financial goals. Utilizing solid communication, problem solving, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, Microsoft Office skills, and soft goods/textile knowledge, you will function as the cost lead from initial concept throughout the product lifecycle.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0.0in 0.0in 6.75pt"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">You will partner with Project Engineers and other development partners to generate early product cost estimates. You’ll work closely with the Soft Goods Engineering and the Electronics Engineering Teams to prepare detailed ‘Should Cost’ analyses for new product introductions.  This activity will require comprehensive understanding of how soft goods items are designed, constructed, and assembled in a mass production environment.  You will also evaluate quotes received from manufacturing vendors to assess their accuracy and identify opportunities for further cost reductions and efficiencies.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0.0in 0.0in 6.75pt"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="color:black">You will help drive the cross-functional development teams to cost decisions as part of the development process including gate reviews, team meetings, management reviews, cost discussions and vendor negotiations. You will interface with global development partners to identify cost savings opportunities and suggest alternatives for new and ongoing projects throughout their market lifecycle.  You will be responsible for maintaining and reporting costs and cost savings during negotiations and throughout the development cycle.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0.0in 0.0in 6.75pt"> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong><u>A day in the life of a Cost Engineer:</u></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Estimate and maintain product and tooling costs based on design input from the development teams.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Provide accurate and detailed product ‘Should Costs’ to help guide the development efforts for new product introductions.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Actively engage and drive teams to on-time cost decisions to help reach margin goals.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Anticipate, analyze, resolve and escalate project cost issues both internally and with our manufacturing partners.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Collaborate with Design and Project Engineering on concepts.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Understand manufacturing and industrial engineering techniques to propose cost savings solutions to team and vendor partners.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Review vendor quotes for accuracy, prepare material and labor variance analysis, and help direct cost negotiation with manufacturing vendors, find cost savings.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Communicate with Hasbro Far East as well as other global development partners.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>What you'll bring:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">B.S. in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or B.S. in Accounting (with manufacturing)</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             3-5 years of Mechanical or Industrial Engineering experience required</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Soft goods or apparel experience a plus</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Knowledge of engineering-related disciplines</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Must have advanced experience in using Microsoft Excel, and Word.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Must be able to collaborate with and effectively influence cross-functional teams in the U.S. and globally.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Knowledge of manufacturing techniques, assembly methods and cost analysis (PTS/SMV).</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Ability to create ‘Should Cost’ analysis for new product concepts upon receipt of design and engineering specifications.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Ability to scrutinize manufacturing vendor quotations to assess accuracy and identify all product cost savings opportunities.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Ability to interpret quality, safety and reliability standards to meet requirements.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Experience working for a manufacturing/CPG company</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Ability to successfully communicate and/or translate technical information.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects and shifting priorities.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">•             Basic Knowledge of CAD (SolidWorks) to analyze product designs for preparing cost estimates</span></span></p>

Cost Engineer

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Requisition ID: 8863