Hyundai Motor Group is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. The Group’s Urban Air Mobility Division is designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities, allowing passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

We are looking for a Senior Cost Engineer to play a key role in the successful development of eVTOL urban air mobility product & service solutions. You will own the cost estimating of recurring and operating cost of air vehicle solutions including the design, tooling, manufacture, operations, and modification of products or projects. You will become part of the Value Engineering Team conducting parametric, engineering buildup cost and schedule assessments, trade studies, and estimates related to air vehicle development and manufacture. Our ideal candidate is a phenomenal teammate, a mentor, exhibits a can-do demeanor, and approaches his or her work with diligence and determination.

What you can do:

  • Estimate supply and/or production costs of parts and assemblies, rolled up to an air vehicle design
  • Analyze technical data including 3D models prior to design completion ensuring the optimum design for cost manufacturing processes are used
  • Establish the optimum raw material and manufacturing process to acquire the best production cost
  • Support the Value Engineering team in forecasting of accurate air vehicle direct operating costs
  • Prepare and lead negotiations of production costs with partners
  • Participate in team meetings to prepare negotiation strategies
  • Manage and issue costs reports
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities of partnership processes

What you can contribute:

  • BS minimum in the areas of Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechanical, Systems, or Industrial Engineering/Operations Research or other related fields
  • Extensive experience costs analysis of aerospace vehicle developments
  • Experience with SEER-SYS cost estimating tools
  • Ability to reads technical drawings, and work within a 3D model based environment
  • Good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Critical thinker, adept at relationship building, and leading through influence

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience with PRICE cost estimating tools
  • Experience with electric propulsion air or ground vehicles
  • Experience with high-rate automotive manufacturing

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon GAM’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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