Cost Planning Administrator

  • Columbus, OH
  • 2022-09-15

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Cost Planning Administrator

Position summary:

Position is responsible for unit target cost setting and communication to the appropriate stakeholders. Activities for new model programs such as part cost calculation, target cost setting, Bill of material cost roll-up, change point identification, and profitability calculations.



             4 year degree in a business related field or equivalent work experience or

               experience in technical product or a related field

             Must be willing to travel both domestically and to overseas locations as                    required


Primary Position Responsibilities:

             Calculate parts cost and build bill of material for new model projects

             Create and present (@SB& AM TOP) new model evaluation documents                      per schedule

             Provide material target costs and communicate to the related                   departments

             Provide information to pertinent questions in a timely manner

             Contribute cost perspectives to new designs and ideas or changes to current ideas

             Interact with planning groups within company appropriately

             Work with other divisions and/or group companies to understand process flow

             Create Cost table draft(s) as needed

             Utilize cost table to estimate part cost based on assigned commodity

             Promote innovative ideas to reduce cost and improve efficiency

             Continuous learning in regards to the materials and services required for our products

             Analyze and understand the impact of past programs and practices on upcoming programs

             Coordinate Cost Planning activity and schedule with other departments and group companies

             Actively coordinate/participate correlation activities and generate CR ideas. Provide support in CR activity according to schedule.

             Become familiar with the group company processes and activities

             Conduct competitive product analysis and comparisons

             Represent the company in a professional manner to other group companies and to the community