AGC Automotive Americas – Senior Cost Analyst (Finance), Farmington Hills, MI

Get to Know Us:

AGC Automotive Americas (AANA) is a leading supplier of automotive glazing for the OEM and aftermarket industries and is part of the AGC Group, the largest global glass supplier employing more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries.

Culture:

Expectations are high and team successes are celebrated. We believe in the power of skilled, engaged, and united teamwork backed by open, honest communication. Integrity matters most and is essential for building trust with teammates and with customers.

Summary of Position:

The role of the Sr. Cost Analyst is to develop accurate product cost estimates and communicate this data within the organization. Knowledge of products and processes is critical. The Sr. Cost Analyst must be able to review the product design from Engineering and the manufacturing process for reasonableness. The Sr. Cost Analyst needs to bring an overall business perspective to new business proposals, early advanced engineering projects, and corporate initiatives. Understanding of estimating and rate development is preferred.

This role is responsible for collecting required data from product engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and logistics. Ensuring that the product Bill of Material (BOM) is complete and reviewing BOM assumptions for reasonableness. Supporting the development of product cost: material usage, material cost, machine cycle, labor, efficiency assumptions, scrap, capital requirements, depreciation assumptions, tooling, and logistic requirements for new business and for changes to current business as required. Communicating and educating the organization on cost. Actively contributing to departmental initiatives/process improvements to enhance the overall department's effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Engineering. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in finance, engineering, or manufacturing.
  • In-depth understanding of key financial measure: IRR, ROA, ROS, NPV
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to sort and manipulate large amounts of data.
  • High aptitude for problem-solving, in order to resolve business, financial, customer, and organizational issues.
  • Proven interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Must possess highly effective analytical skills in areas of accounting, critical thinking, analysis, and communication.

We’re looking for someone with:

Creativity – You possess the internal need to create and continually iterate.  You look at situations with an open mind and develop smart, efficient, and often non-obvious solutions.

Innate Curiosity – You are naturally curious about cause-effect relationships, what-if scenarios, and why-done analysis.

Intuitive – You have the ability to see interconnections and dependencies between seemingly disparate pieces.  You can identify a missing element and/or gap based on general logic, even without having specific knowledge or experience in the subject.

Self-Educating – In addition to formal training opportunities, you possess an internal drive to identify areas of missing knowledge and independently close gaps.

Internally Motivated – You have an internal drive based on interest and/or self-imposed expectations. 

Humble / Customer Serving – You embody our mission to enable the customer-facing teams to be successful.  You understand that our customer’s failure is, at least on some level, our failure.

What Can AGC Offer You?

  • Competitive compensation
  • A structured bonus plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(K)
  • Generous PTO program
  • Discount programs
  • Opportunities for growth 

Visit https://www.agc.com/en/ to learn more about AGC.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer  –  To be considered applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.