Cost engineering– tear-down and benchmarking intern

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Type vacancy
Internship/graduation assignment
Education field
Automotive Engineering, Engineering (general), Industrial Design Engineering, Industrial engineering and management, Mechanical Engineering
Business & Management, Electrification, Lean/Process optimization, Mobility, Powertrain

Description company:. Hyster-Yale Group designs, manufactures and sells Materials Handling products, (fork) lift trucks in a full range product line. In Nijmegen, the company engineers and manufactures Big Trucks and Container Handlers. The EMEA Aftermarket and Spare Parts Depot organizations are also located at the Nijmegen site.  Hyster-Yale Group is a worldwide organization with sales offices, production plants and development centers all over the globe. 

Description department:
The Cost Engineering department is specialized in product cost analysis, tear-down and benchmark product activities, cost modelling, cost and price predictions and cost tracking.  

What are you going to do as an intern:
Preparing the department for a complex tear-down and clarifying the best possible approach in obtaining cost savings. This is done by researching and reporting a SOP, along with ideas and preparations for organising a tear-down and benchmark project of components such as lift trucks or subassemblies.

  • Creating an SOP
  • Researching tear-down and benchmark activities
  • Organising a complex tear-down step by step

Hours per week: 40

What do you bring:
Microsoft Excel, organized way of working, open communication, researching abilities and will to learn about cost engineering and tear-down and benchmarking

  • Practical view 
  • Independent 
  • Hbo

What do we offer:

  • Internship allowance: € 350,= euro gross/month 
  • A challenging assignment with a clear goal. 
  • Hardware and software that are needed for this assignment 
  • Support and mentorship 
  • Opportunities for job positions after this thesis 
  • A team with a positive mindset and willingness to help 
  • Flexible working hours 

For technical questions: Neha Roy ( ;

For administrative questions: Monique Bogels ( )

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Why with ACE

  • Network with other ACE interns / graduates and join our automotive network.
  • Gain acces to knowledge at other automotive companies and graduates trough the ACE network.
  • Eligible for the ACE student award with your graduation assignment.