Antenna Product Cost Specialist (m/f/d)

Posted date:  Jul 23, 2022
Location: 

Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany

About this great opportunity 
Ericsson Antenna System (EAS) is providing a complete range of high-quality Antenna and Antenna Line Devices and is an integral part of Ericsson Radio Systems.
We are now looking for a highly committed, motivated and collaborative Antenna Product Cost Expert located in Rosenheim, Germany.
Our focus is on advanced passive and active antenna systems from 2G to 5G and beyond. We’re engaged in antenna systemization to improve overall system performance, drive and secure antenna technology and development. 
The team is involved in all aspects of the product development process, technical studies, pre-development and designs for high volume products.
Your role will include antenna system engineering activities such as: requirement and architecture analysis, definition of product cost targets, deriving product and component cost, driving product cost improvement and documentation. 
Our focus is on lean and agile ways of working. We organize in multi-functional development teams where diversity, knowledge sharing and collaboration create true innovation.

 

What you will do:

  • Drive and ensure product cost work within design base studies, pre-development, component and antenna product development projects
  • Generate and update product cost improvement ideas in collaboration with the project team to achieve the cost target
  • Perform product cost reviews with the project team, follow up on component and antenna level together with the cost controllers
  • Be able to prepare estimation / answers towards SPM and other product stakeholders
  • Be actively involved before technical decisions during execution phase to secure cost-awareness
  • Set up product cost targets, break down cost targets of design base / antenna to component level
  • Review and update of product cost targets
  • Visualize and address any delta of cost versus target to project and object leaders
  • Work on mid- and long-term strategy for product cost improvements
  • Support competitive analyses and benchmarking


You will bring:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science, Ph.D., Post Doc or similar degree in Electrical Engineering, Business or Industrial Engineering or Mechanics with RF background 
  • 5+ years of work experience within product cost management, system engineering, antenna development and / or controlling is particularly advantageous
  • Extensive knowledge of the cost situation of antennas for mobile communication, components and manufacturing cost is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of Design to Cost methods like target costing, value analysis, value management, reverse engineering, benchmarking, experience curve analysis 
  • Good understanding in radio and RF antenna technologies, products and related standards is recommended
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a passion for teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to teach, coach, challenge and develop individuals, teams and organization
  • Analytical and methodical approach with strong problem solving skills
  • Self-motivation, result orientation and customer focus
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken

 

What´s in it for you? 
Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. 
What happens once you apply? 
To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process 

 

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Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

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Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

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