Danfoss Hiring | Consultant – Product Cost Down | Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Production or Manufacturing Engineering |

Position – Consultant – Product Cost Down
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Exp. – 5+ years of experience

Job description

  • Lead Product Cost Down projects of dedicated BU/Division’s portfolio both on existing & new products
  • Apply Value Engineering, Design to Cost methods to generate technical ideas & challenge internal/external stake holders on savings & the impact, by understanding product requirements
  • Value Engineering, Value Analysis and Should costing
  • Influence Make vs Buy (Machining)
  • Tear down & Bench marking for Design, Value & Cost
  • Participate in Idea Generation Workshops & contribute to the maximum in terms of creativity/cost down ideas
  • Lead & Drive cross-functional Idea Generation Workshops based on need
  • Ensure the process & governance is applied through-out the journey & work for improvement
  • Can also take part in supplier negotiations to support Procurement Organization & ensure full potential is achieved
  • Develop new tools/processes required to strengthen existing approach & own them
  • Travel internationally based on need


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Production or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5 – 8 years of demonstrated experience in Design to Value, Cost, Manufacturing on Hydraulic products
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and best practices of Hydraulic parts machining, castings & forgings
  • Must have worked in an organization/team or role where Cost savings is one of the main KPI
  • Expertise in relevant digital tools like Creo, Inventor, aPriori or similar tools.
  • Project Management knowledge & experience
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal tactfully, confidently, and ethically with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results
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