ZF Cost Estimator - Long term Contract role in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Cost Estimator - Long term Contract role
Division U - Global Electronics
ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.
Are you up for the challenge?
- The Financial Analyst – Cost Estimator will run business case scenarios supporting multiple product lines including Chassis (Braking/Steering) and ADAS/Passive Safety as needed. This is a long-term contract position with the opportunity to become full-time.
Ensuring the accuracy of the key inputs such as sales price, BOM cost, manufacturing solution, engineering estimate, etc.
Providing timely feedback to the Product Line Portfolio/Sales team
Reviewing key metrics versus the Operating/Strategic Plan
Running multiple what-if scenarios with Portfolio/Sales
Understanding the technical aspects of the product and how it compares to previous quotes with other customers;
Update financial metrics during the GDPEP process or Capital Spending preparation
Performing regular ad-hoc analyses as needed
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferred Accounting or Finance related
2 – 4 years in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of costing for different manufacturing processes (Injection Molding, Stamping, Die Casting, Electronics, or Assembly)
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Automotive industry experience, preferred
Detail oriented with an attitude for continuous improvement
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V
Required Education and Experience
Experience and Skill Requirements
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
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