Cost Analyst - Oxford, NC


The Cost Analyst will identify plant and cost department problems and will develop and implement solutions. Cost Analyst will work with plant management to determine and resolve plant processes, take a leadership role on plant teams and will participate in plant and cost department projects. The Cost Analyst will have a thorough knowledge of cost systems and will perform analysis of cost data to prevent and resolve production and inventory issues.


Develop and maintain accurate Bills of Materials for each model and each option produced in his/her plant.? This is accomplished by:

  • Prototyping of new models and options

  • Re-audits of existing models and options.

  • Category Audits.

  • Like model comparisons.


  • Print the Daily Production Report, distribute, and review for margin irregularities.

  • Monitor the Engineering Change Request (ECR) and respond to all necessary ECR?s Immediately.? This will include providing cost impact to the ECN, if necessary.

  • Provide cost where applicable for Sales Change and respond to all applicable SCRs immediately.? This will include reviewing the applicable PWO to ensure the correct cost detail is provided.?

  • ?Attend daily and/or weekly staff meetings.? At these meetings communicate DMR issues, discrepancy issues from audits, inventory preparation, plant material issues, etc.

  • Ensure that all plant departments have turned in Damage daily by tracking scrap tickets.

  • Modify any BOMs as required by authorized ECRs immediately.? Communicate necessary changes with the plant buyer and plant management.? Changes to the BOM are necessary to make sure inventory is relieved properly.

  • All other duties that may be required.


  • Provide cost detail for any necessary options or projects as required.

  • Audit one ceiling per week for foam seal usage.? Calculate the cost per LF and report? results to the appropriate personnel.

  • Attend required plant meetings (e.g. employee meetings, quality team meetings, etc.

  • All other duties that may be required.


  • Audit at least one model per month ? Prototypes and/or Re-Audits.

  • Cost any necessary options that may be required for a Prototype BOM. These are sometimes required due to the urgency of developing pricing information or to set up information for purchasing.

  • Review ECRs for start dates

  • If you need to make changes to the cost of base units or options for homes, after they come off line, but before the month-end closing date, the home can be re-yarded to record the true or revised cost.

  • Key damaged materials reported (DMR) by the plant into the system.? Investigate any unusual reported quantities and forward to the plant buyer.

  • All other duties that may be required.


  • Review the changes that were made to the base BOM during the month.? This report ( Detailed BOM Analysis) is available from the Plant accountant. Note:? You must justify any changes made to a base BOM with a cost impact of +/- $10.00

  • At month end the Plant Analyst should review the ECR file to make sure the ECRs approved for the plant during the month have been incorporated into the Bills of Material and options, when applicable.

  • Ensure that Cost Savings are turned in by 12:00 on Wednesday after close.

  • All other duties that may be required.


It is the responsibility of the Cost Analyst to assist Materials Manager to prepare his/her plant for physical inventory, be directly involved in conducting the physical inventory and be responsible in the review and reconciliation of the physical inventory at their particular facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

??????????Four-year degree in business related field

??????????Prior cost analyst experience in a manufacturing environment?a huge plus!

??????????Must have great communication skills.

??????????Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

??????????Great attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills.

??????????Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

??????????Motivated and self-starter.

??????????Willing to learn, hard-working, determined and assertive.

OXFORD, North Carolina, 27565
United States


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