We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges? We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology. Today, some 75.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 16 major development locations.Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

Share professional know-how, develop ideas and take on responsibility. At MAHLE Componente de Motor SRL in Timisoara as

NPI Controller

Overall Scope of Position

Responsible for the commercial and financial performance of all forthcoming programmes within the Customer Business Unit. Leading commercial activities to enhance profitability on current programmes; being partner with the Programme Managers to ensure delivery to time& targets and support the other commercial activities of the business.


Taking ownership for commercial activities related to new business acquisition and projects in development

Driving the preparation of the Cost Model, ensuring all relevant terms and conditions have been captured

Presenting full project costings to relevant MAHLE personnel, highlighting key financial KPI’s for approval

Participating in the preparation and presentation of sales or technical reviews to customers/ management

Supporting price/ cost change negotiation process with the customer

Supporting activities to enhance Programme Margin

Responsible for the measurement, tracking and reporting of the financial performance of programmes in development.

Maintaining the programme business cases with up-to-date sales prices, costs and programme assumptions

Managing the Tooling spend on the programmes, in line with agreed budgets and the timing of customer order receipts.

Working with the Purchasing Department to identify make or buy opportunities; create and identify cost down activities which should include Resourcing

Monitoring, analysing and reporting upon the impact of price / cost changes within the business

Investigating all associated new programme costs through early validation builds, track that cost to manufacture are in line with the original cost model to deliver cost compliance

Reviewing actual cost to manufacture Vs QAF costs, actively contributing to resolve any adverse variances and identify any cost down opportunities

Supporting customer VA/VE activity, working towards an annual plan identifying programmes and savings

Preparing approval packs which meet agreed hurdle rates on EBIT, IRR and ROCE

Preparing and presenting internal status reports and KPI’s

Supporting/ attending all project meetings & milestone reviews for nominated projects and generate milestone reports

Track all engineering change quote data and create/maintain sales cost database

Receiving, tracking and distributing customer purchase orders from the customer/ group Sales and ensure timely processing

Previous experience in a business-facing role, ideally in the automotive industry

Understanding of business cost structure, and ability to visualise processes and lean manufacturing methods

Technical University studies (or equivalent)

Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Professional manner, assertive and self-confident

Good presentation and interpersonal skills

Numerate and high standard of verbal/written skills

We offer you excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. We ensure this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. We value outstanding performance. That’s why our goal is to work with you on a long-term basis. We not only encourage you to reach your potential, we also offer performance-based pay and flexible working options for your different stages of life. Go your path – with us.

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MAHLE Componente de Motor • Alexandra Buzila
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