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 Cost Planning Specialist Category: General Manufacturing Job Number: 8931

Our client, a leading manufacturer is seeking a highly skilled Cost Planning Specialist:

This position applies principles of manufacturing to prepare cost estimates and develop cost reduction activities

  • Ability to prepare written correspondence and research, compile, and maintains reports.
  • Develops standard costs for new products.
  • Computes standard costs for all products annually.
  • Interprets and enters data, updates and maintains cost information in system as changes in costs and materials occur.
  • Participates in the annual budgeting process.
  • Controls cost estimation reporting for new products and product changes.
  • Analyzes production costs.
  • Participates in and/or leads cost reduction and process improvement activities.
  • Competencies
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations.
  • Communication- Must be able to discuss with all levels of management, ability to build trust and win an agreement.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years’ experience in costing/accounting  or equivalent education and job experience
Posted 02/15/2018 13:52:47