Value Engineer ( Cost Engineer) in Ogden, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/27/2021

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Job Description

Value Engineer (Cost Engineer)

Direct Hire

Ogden, Utah

Salary Range: $85 - $115KYR DOE 

Job Summary:

Individual will support the Program Manager and Engineering Lead in sourcing and pricing engineering components for projects such as motors, switches, generators, transformers, circuits, panels, and many more. Will also be involved in cost analysis, testing, scheduling and global sourcing. Ability to work with cross functional teams and heavy interaction with the purchasing dept.

Electromechanical, weldments, generators, transformers experience.

Ground support, mobile equipment, material baggage handling equipment experience.

Ability to come in with competitive target costs for materials and parts for projects. Domestic and International sourcing experience.

Someone who thinks technically, and can successfully sell their ideas to internal key stake-holders within a company. Sometimes the idea could be about a better cost solution, better engineering solution, different ways to engineer something in a manufacturing environment, etc Identify the problem, come up with a potential solution, has presented the solution which ends up saving the company money (short term initial cost or long term no failures or returns cost). Then the ideal product gets sold by that company.

Required skills/experience:

  • 3-10 year's of experience, ability to wear multiple hats and understand financials and engineering as related to projects and cost estimation.
  • Proven record of implementing strategies, ideas for cost savings on projects. Outside the box thinker.
  • Experience in manufacturing, material handling, baggage handling equipment, automotive, or aircraft.
  • BS or MS Degree Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing etc. MBA is a plus
  • Familiar with Military standards and Mil Specs.

Soft Skills:

  • Someone who can sell their ideas to the company, or to the public
  • Likely this is an Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineer that has shifted into a role as an out-of-box thinker to assess company products, manufacturing solutions, or even R&D solutions which advance company products to be more cost effective.
  • Willing to challenge and hold other departments accountable for more efficient or cost savings engineering.
  • Could be down the part or component level analysis experience


This starts out onsite, and may have working remote days after 6 months.

Offices, on a large industrial and manufacturing campus.

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