Description:The Cost Analyst will be responsible for managing cost reduction ideas through suppliers' productivity and efficiency enhancement. They will be engaging internal buyers and suppliers to interpret process/product efficiencies that will reduce variable costs within Body/Raw Material commodities. They will develop appropriate product specifications replicating the ideas from purchasing and updating discrepancies to achieve required function at minimum cost. They will be documenting this data into a database and will report to finance and purchasing organizations. They will participate in meetings and be exposed to price benchmarking, teardown activities, and synergy activities.
*Will specifically be focused on Technical Cost Reduction Tracking
*Bachelors Degree Required
* Automotive experience is preferred * Previous experience managing and coordinating projects.
*Must have strong Microsoft Office knowledge (primarily Outlook, Word, Excel).
* Lotus Notes preferred. Proactive personality and character demonstrating an ability to complete activities.
* Strong verbal, organizational, technical ability, and people skills required.
*Strong organizational logical thinking skills.
*Ability to manage many tasks and to prioritize appropriately.
*Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle all conversations / interactions.