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Product Cost Controller


Prepare cost estimates for engineering products to aid management in bidding on or determining price of services for the automotive industry. Formulate estimates and resolve issues. Deliver product cost forecasts and control product cost for full project cycles. Deliver profitability analysis for concept selection and maintenance projects. Plan and support product cost road-map activities. Support analyses for product cost. Provide advice on product cost status and actions required. Set cost targets for parts in Bill of Materials. Support concept selections with business cases and profitability analysis. Lead product cost deep-dive meetings. Conduct reviews on product cost related activities. Ensure product cost controlling toll is updated. Assist in setting product cost targets for commodity. Work with cost engineering teams to receive latest parts cost based on approved designs in project. Provide training on cost management processes. Provide technical-financial feedback to relevant departments. Review and propose changes on technical specifications defined for trucks. Propose and lead action to bring product back on target.


Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or closely related field. Five (5) years of experience in a Cost Analyst, Cost Controller or closely related position in the automotive or trucking industry required. Experience must include five (5) years of experience using SAP FI, SAP CO or similar accounting software and providing cost breakdowns (analysis, make/buy, cost estimations, cost reduction, variance analysis, parts sourcing, etc.). Two (2) years of experience using SAP BW or similar reporting tool; JIRA or similar product change tracking tool; and product data management systems also required. Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants/Institute of Cost Accountants or similar certification required. Less than 5% domestic travel required. Will accept a 3 or 4 year Bachelor’s degree to satisfy educational requirement.



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