Senior VA/VE Expert (f/m/d) – Exhaust Systems

Type of employment: permanent contract 
Branch: Automotive Supplier Industry / Tier 1
Area: China, Shanghai area

For our customer, a German company, we’re looking for a

Senior VA/VE Expert (f/m/d) – Exhaust Systems


  • Evaluation and analysis of assemblies, tools, purchased parts and devices
  • Estimation of potentials and value analysis with cross-departmental cooperation at local and international supplier locations
  • Discover supplier potentials, analyze cost structures and examine implementation measures & timing
  • Supplier evaluations including creation of allocation keys and surcharge rates
  • Benchmark studies performance including ABC analysis, best practices etc.
  • Profound knowledge management including the execution of VA/VE workshops and result analysis
  • Presentations to top management
  • Method optimization and conception of templates, standards, tools and reports
  • Preparation of value analysis including cost determinations & advanced calculations, preparation of make-or-buy decisions
  • Transfer of best practices in one or more areas (planning, procurement, manufacturing, tool management, etc.)
  • Evaluation of supplier equipment and vendor manufacturing processes
  • Assessment of new manufacturing processes with regard to profitability and evaluation of their influence on in-house product development processes


  • Bachelor degree or above, major in a technical field
  • Several years of experience in value engineering and / or value analysis (VA/VE)
  • Experience in automotive industry for Tier 1, preferably with exhaust systems
  • Analytical skills and experience in dealing with mathematical models
  • Experience with various metalworking techniques such as welding / stamping
  • In-depth MS Office knowledge
  • Willingness to undertake national and international business travels

 Please send us your application via email. For further information or if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us. Your contact person is Ms. Alke Siemer.

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