Project Manager - Value Analysis & Value Engineering (VA/VE)

Project Manager - Value Analysis & Value Engineering (VA/VE)

Job Title: Project Manager - Value Analysis & Value Engineering (VA/VE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Frankfurt Area
Salary: Salary up 90,000 euro & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HD12.11.183.25
Contact Name: Janine Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2018 15:23

Job Description

My client is a world class global manufacturer serving the rail and automotive industry. Due to recent restructure they are now looking to recruit a Value Analysis & Value Engineering Project Manager to join their purchasing team in Germany.


The primary purpose of this role will be to identify areas of high unnecessary costs and help to eliminate them. VA/VE framework is creative problem-solving that promotes the development of value-added cost-effective solutions by interdisciplinary teams, fostering comparable functionality at a lower cost, thereby improving product profitability and increasing margins


Apart from costs, VA/VE reduces time-to-market and expedites technology adoption while simultaneously strengthening the relationships with key suppliers and improving product quality. Improvement occurs both internally to the organization as well as externally with our suppliers. It's a win-win situation for all involved. VA/VE allows you to get price reductions from suppliers while allowing them to remain profitable.




  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience in Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing or driving cost reduction projects
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Change management experience gained in a lean manufacturing or six sigma environment is preferred
  • Practical knowledge of supply chains and the ability to assess costs driver of industrial processes with a commercial background
  • Must be fluent in German and English



For more information please forward your details and CV to along with your current salary and package.