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Commercial Costing Manager


Supplier Relationship Management
Singapore - Technology Centre

About Us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people

About the Role

The Commercial Costing Manager will be responsible for category and cost management, with the primarily responsible for product allocation, working alongside the internal stakeholders and GMP leadership with the overall Manufacturing Network Strategy. The position will manage bid pack, cost analysis & comparison as part of the business case proposal to the business. The role will be the main interface for the commercial team with the internal stakeholder, working NPI/NPD requirements for CM. From cost management, the role will need to ensure CMs are submitting costs on time, accurate and ensure validation and governance of the cost.

  • Key liaison and PIC (person in charge) to manage the relationship for commercial and internal stakeholders (Category, Ops, ME, Finance).

  • Responsible for bid pack, cost analysis, product allocation proposal and product award, meeting the cost target and timing.

  • Responsible for cost management including monthly cost approval, claims, cost estimation, governance and data storage.

  • Manage, communicate, and drive any regular and/or ad hoc tasks with the suppliers/contract manufacturers, and ensure satisfactory objectives are achieved before the deadline.

  • Manage, communicate, and drive any regular and/or ad hoc internal Operational / Commercial / Financial / Engineering / Project / Technical discussions and ensure objectives are achieved that are in line with Dyson’s best interest.

  • Review / Respond / Resolve any cost inquiries/tasks from both internal or external in a timely and satisfactory manner.

  • Proactively provide options to the management team so proper business / operational decisions can be made.

  • Provide guidance and leadership to both internal and external parties in achieving cost targets relating to Dyson Commercial.

Key deliverables:

  • Product allocation process and award - governance, transparent, integrity,

  • Dollar amount saved from the Contract Manufacturer spend vs target (3% per annual currently).

  • Communications, presentations, concise data, accuracy.

  • Tasks, issues, communications are completed within the given timeframe, while achieving the objectives.

  • Demonstrated leadership by providing meaningful resolutions, foresee potential issues and guide both internal and external parties in resolving these issues.

  • Management of both Commercial and internal relationships.

About You

  • Degree in Finance or Business Management with at least 3-5 years experience within Finance/ Procurement/commercial function.

  • Strong commercial background within a Manufacturing/ Engineering environment

  • Experienced in dealing with OEM/ EMS/CM vendors.

  • Understanding and experience of APAC & China procurement & legal regulations.

  • Excellent in cost analytics and business case proposal

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • Capable in planning and project management,

  • Strong business acumen, and strong analytics skills and spot anomalies.

  • Language ability in Mandarin will be an advantage

Benefits :

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices, and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON

At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate. 

Closing date: 31 October 2021