Costing Manager
Van Nuys , CA Direct Hire Finance Up to 100K 08/05/2020

Job Description:

  • Responsible for cost management to evaluate product designs
  • Provide a framework to drive cost reduction
  • Develop cost estimates which are used by cross functional departments in the design and development process
  • Manage the costing system that provides the product costing statistic to produce the financial reports
  • Analyze product design to effect maximum utilization of materials, methods
  • Identify areas for cost reduction during design process to help teams meet cost targets
  • Develop “should cost” estimates
  • Develop cost control and improvement projects each year to partner with factories
  • Responsible for maintaining a material cost library and tracking core commodity costs
  • Provide updates to management and others regarding product costing activities
  • Participate in annual budget setting process
  • Participate in evaluating factories and their capabilities



  • Experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skill
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to communicate with professionals at all levels
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Able to work on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • A team player
  • Strong work ethic



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, applied science, applied mathematics or related field and a minimum of 5 years' relevant experience
Reference# 35412

Job #: 35412

Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Salary: Up to 100K