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Global Supply Manager Interview Cupertino, CA

How would you breakdown the cost of this pen?


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material price + casting, polishing, packaging, transporation prices.

Anonymous on May 29, 2013

1. Material cost-direct/in-direct material
2. Labor cost-assembly cost
3. Overhead cost-RD/market/SG&A
4. Profit

Anonymous on Jun 2, 2013

--Market research: concept testing (incl. labor)
--R&D: concept, design, testing (incl. labor)
--Manufacture: materials, facilities & equipment (incl. labor)
--Distribution: packaging, distribution, account management, sales (incl. labor)
--Advertising (incl. labor)

RLSinSF on Nov 18, 2015

Selling price - Cost of procurement = Cost of the pen.

Puspendra Kumar on May 28, 2017

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