S&P - Cost Engineer - Linkou

Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

In a nutshell


Linkou, Taiwan


Sourcing and Supply Chain Management

Work Experience

4-9 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds



Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00270746

Introduction to the job

As a Cost engineer, you will play a critical role in providing insight and driving down the costs of parts and complex modules by simulating production processes. You will also provide early definition of manufacturing process flows and product cost calculations during the design phase in collaboration with the development and sourcing competences.

Role and responsibilities

  • Serve as the go to expert for mechanical manufacturing and product costing.

  • Provide adequate transparency in product costing for both technical costs and business uplifts.

  • Provide optimal manufacturing strategies, including product costing, for high-end precision parts and complex modules, taking into consideration the effects of both serial and volume production.

  • Identify potential cost savings by driving supplier idea proposals.

  • Review and assess supplier proposals by providing cost analysis and cost down opportunities.

  • Participates Cost of Goods workshops both with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

  • Collaborate with the project teams to ensure that cost estimates align with the project scope and schedule.

  • Participate in supplier account teams.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor degree in an mechanical engineering discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with advance manufacturing processes like CNC Milling, CNC Turning, (Laser, E-Beam) welding, additive (3D printing) manufacturing, precision mechanics vacuum, manufacturing automation / robotization, industrial 4.0 (operation data analyses).

  • Knowledge of manufacturability of raw material manufacturing like stainless steel, titanium, casting, extrusion, high end plastics, vendor components market pricing and availability etc.

  • Experience in reporting cost driver views, opportunities and risks.

  • Understand both supplier, supply chain manufacturing capabilities and preferable their financial value streams.

  • Experience in working in design teams, supplier account teams and with supplier collaboration.

  • Direct manufacturing engineering experience in operations.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Strong analytical and simulation modeling skills for product costs and supplier Factory Standard Cost scenarios.

  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.

  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrate open, clean, concise and professional communication.

  • Strong negotiation skills during interactions with suppliers and other ASML sectors.

  • Ability to initiate, influence and steer without formal authority.

  • Proactive member of design and supplier account teams.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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