- Operational Engineering
- Singapore - Technology Centre
This is a key role in the RDD, Category and Operations Finance team based in Singapore. The Head of Product Cost role is responsible for leading and transitioning the product cost team into one end-to-end global team based across UK, Singapore and Malaysia.
About the role
The role will be responsible for product cost across all categories from project initiation through to in life cost management. The role will work closely with procurement, engineering, NPI and manufacturing bringing to bear your experience and knowledge to challenge and reduce costs. The product cost along with time, specification and benefit is a key focus area for product development and investment appraisal within Dyson.
Transition and manage the current team into one global team
Managing the systematic activities, processes and systems throughout the product life cycle to find the lowest possible cost
Implement product cost evaluation further upstream in the product development cycle
Evaluating multiple design alternatives for lowest cost during NPI stage
Manage the product cost assessment throughout the product development milestone process
Evaluating multiple manufacturing and tolling alternatives for lowest cost including make or buy analysis
Generating a detailed ‘should cost ‘ to validate supplier quotes and ensure lowest pricing
Manage the analysis of current prices of entire commodity groups to find over cost outliers
Evaluating multiple cost down idea on current products to identify the high potential reduction in shortest amount of time
Manage and implement appropriate to tools to enable effective product cost management and cost reduction
Manage the annual budget DDU setting process for all products - Finished Goods and Spares and Accessories
Manage process of agreeing actual DDU costs with Contract Manufacturers
Financial management of the Price Product Variance (PPV)
Ability to influence senior stakeholders
Able to manage complexity, competing interests and conflicting priorities
Ability to challenge preconceptions and entrenched beliefs
Ability to develop, assess and advocate strategic options
Credibility across a multi-functional organisation as somebody
Demonstrated track record of designing and implementing and managing highly effective product cost teams.
Experience of premium consumer and/or technology businesses
Strong communication and leadership skills
High intellect and integrity
High gravitas and personal impact
Highly commercial but with excellent strategic instincts
Overcomes functional and market boundaries to gain consensus and drive change
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.
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
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