Director, Product Costing (Global MNC)

Robert Half


Full time

S$16-21k (monthly)



Apr 18

Director, Product Costing (Global MNC)

The Company

Global MNC (Manufacturer of Technology-driven Products) is hiring a talent with solid product cost knowledge, experience in managing complex costing structure and proven track record in driving strategic changes.

The Role

Successful Candidate & Expectations

  • Open to candidates from Finance/ Procurement/ Engineering background, with solid Regional/ Global Product Costing experience
  • Must have handled complex costing structure; relevant industries in automotive, consumer equipment, high technology products
  • Track record in managing high performing Product Cost teams
  • Traits: Strong business partner, confident communicator with strong stakeholder management and influencing skills, resilient, ability to drive changes, thrives in challenging environment

** Please note that this is not a Manufacturing Costing position. The successful candidate should be familiar with Product Costing - working closely with R&D or Product Development team.

Overseeing the Global Product Cost function and team of about 10 members, you will oversee end-to-end product cost assessment. You will also evaluate, analyze and support in the transition and improvement of existing product cost structure. You will be a bridge between engineering, procurement and the business, and introduce enhanced control and governance of costing, as well as drive process automation and system upgrade initiatives.

You will monitor and manage the entire product life cycle to identify lowest possible cost, conduct product cost evaluation in the product development cycle, and recommend possible design alternatives with lower cost options. With an aim to achieve lowest cost/ cost reduction, you will research and explore alternative manufacturing and tolling arrangement, conduct price analysis (production cost), and implement relevant tools/ processes to enable effective product cost management. You will also be responsible for budget setting, evaluation of supplier quotes, liaison with toll/ contract manufacturers, and price product variance analysis.

Your Profile

  • Strong Regional/ Global Product Costing experience required
  • Mandatory to have led Product Cost teams and handled complex costing structures
  • Effective communicator with resilience and strong stakeholder management skills, ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment

Apply Today

Please send your resume, in WORD format only and quote reference number GH11621145 by clicking the apply button. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Robert Half International Pte Ltd. Co. Registration no.: 200612189E | | EA Licence no.: 07C5595 | Hor Man Teng (Geraldine) EA Registration no.: R1217737

Reference : 67020-0011621145

Specialisation : Finance and accounting

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