Bosch Group

Sales Price Analysis (SPA) Coordinator

Bosch Group

June 11, 2021

Company Description
The Chassis Control Product Division develops innovative solutions for active driving safety. As a leading supplier in the automotive industry, Robert Bosch LLC has made its Farmington Hills and Plymouth Michigan facilities the headquarters for its North American automotive businesses. These facilities house more than 1,700 associates who are dedicated to improving relationships with our customers and furthering Bosch's technologies.
Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Define cost disclosure strategy, cost and price argumentation for complex global projects
  • Ensure and influence project profitability through strategic preparation of cost arguments
  • Lead cross-functional alignment and collaboration with sales, engineering, controlling, manufacturing, purchasing, marketing, etc.
  • Ensure alignment of calculation data for global projects as well as consistency of cost disclosure with manufacturing processes, cost calculations in multiple plans and purchasing/market data
  • Independently prepare and execute cost workshops, cost audits and difficult price negotiations with global customers
  • Provide first level support and expertise for sales and project management teams globally
  • Coordinate management approval for cost breakdown requests
  • Support global and cross-divisional network with other SPA responsible associates as well as best practice sharing
  • Ensure close alignment with central sales representatives for each customer team
  • Provide training to all associates with customer contact (sales, engineering, plants


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. Business Administration, Business Sciences or Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in relevant areas of Automotive Sales, Plant Controlling, Finance/Accounting, Engineering and/or Manufacturing
  • 3+ years of experience in pricing and/or cost calculation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Deep technical interest and understanding of Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Familiarity with the cost structure of automotive products
  • Financial knowledge skills as well as experience in pricing and/or cost calculation
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and sharp attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid negotiation skills and the ability to defend calculations convincing arguments
  • Ability to work under pressure and enjoys taking on new challenges
  • Experience working in cross-functional and global teams
  • Fluent in English, German language skills a plus
  • Strong computer skills, i.e., MS Office, PowerPoint, and especially Excel
  • Flexible working hours as well as the willingness to travel internationally

Additional Information
By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.
BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Initiatives
  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
  • AWIM (A World In Motion)

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.