General Electric Recurring Cost Analyst in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

The Recurring Estimating Analyst role will utilize your skills and experience to develop internal costings for GE Aviation Systems LTD hardware for the Avionics and Power Distribution Product Groups supporting Sales; New Product Introduction programmes; Momentum and Spares requirements. In this role you will be required to execute short-term objectives and support some long term business strategies.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Support Power and Avionics businesses based at the Cheltenham facility

• Own the recurring cost estimate generation for New Product Introduction, Momentum and Spares hardware, including significant programs such as JSF & Apache, in accordance with ITO and NPI processes

• Liaise with programme managers and engineering teams to develop recurring estimates

• Direct engagement with Vendors to obtain quotes in accordance with current procedures and delegated authority

• Engage with Supply Chain to obtain labour estimates

• Ongoing review of ERP cost base - drive/facilitate updates with functional stakeholders as identified to ensure accurate and current historical cost information

• Engage and work with Sourcing to challenge the prices submitted by vendors

• Contribute to and drive process improvements and identify opportunity areas where analysis may help improve business decisions

• Support to Pricing teams, inc Military Pricing

In addition, the Estimating Analyst may be required to support additional business activities including but not limited to:

• Understand the make-up of vendors over long term plans (5&10 yr) based on business projections

• Engage and partner with global cost estimating teams to drive consistency and best practice

• Work with the supply base leveraging on the longer term business value projections

• Focal for the MCP focus

• Provide the support/education to the manufacturing cells regarding actual cost data and implement the necessary controls – weekly/monthly reports

• Prepare comprehensive reports, and perform analysis of business data

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent knowledge & experience

• Some demonstrated experience in commercial; technical or finance role

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf

Desired Characteristics:

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Strong problem solving skills.

• An ability to anticipate, identify and resolve issues.

• Established analytical skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Effective team building skills.

• Detail oriented and accountable for completion of work assignments.

• Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization

• Contribute to and drive process improvements.

• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.

• Ability to draw upon experiences and adapt through difficult business cycles.

• Possess a basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.