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Automotive & Aerospace

Cost Analyst Full Time

We are working with our client, an international group who manufacture within Tier 1 Automotive that are actively on the lookout for a Cost Analyst to join them at their site in the West Midlands.


The Cost Analyst is a new position within the UK Commercial Function. The aim of role is to support the Key Account Managers with regards to winning and maintaining profitable business.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Review & challenge quotation proposals for accuracy and cost efficiency
  • Supporting in all aspects of the Quotation System
  • Preparing internal quotation enquiry documents.
  • Work closely with NPI, Commercial and Finance teams to report on new product introduction, tooling and capital investments.
  • Current production profitability & price change analysis
  • Ad-hoc reporting as required by Finance / Commercial Director
  • Working to a strict deadlines
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support in continuous improvement activities
  • Experience of Activity Based Costing’s

Skills, Qualifications and Experience necessary

  • Ideally be part qualified in an accountancy qualification or be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Previous Experience in cost analysis / estimating preferable
  • Experience and understanding of manufacturing processes desirable
  • Working knowledge computerised systems, e.g SAP desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, Pivot Tables, V-Lookups
  • Experience in the automotive industry desirable
  • Demonstrated project management skills

Skills, Behaviours and Attributes desirable

  • Willing to travel to multiple site locations as and when required ( including overseas)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain credibility and communicate with internal and external customers at all levels.
  • Managing and working to strict deadlines
  • Good analytical skills desirable
  • To work on own initiative and meet all personal objectives


  • 39 hours, Days

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 1 year ago
  • Location: Cannock
  • Job Title: Cost Analyst
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