costing manager in van nuys

natalie killoran, tatum executive services
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US$ 125,000 per year
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van nuys, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
8 to 5
US$ 125,000 per year
5 Years
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natalie killoran, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Tatum by Randstad has teamed up with an innovative, consumer products company who is seeking a Costing Manager that will work side by side with the Sr. Director of Procurement. This is a high visibility role and will be responsible for cost management to evaluate product designs, provide a framework to drive cost reduction and develop cost estimates.

    location: Van Nuys, California
    job type: Permanent
    work hours: 8 to 5
    education: Bachelor's degree
    experience: 5 Years

    What You'll Do:

    • Provide timely, competitive and reliable product cost estimates and economic information of products in support of the effective execution of design, development and manufacturing process.
    • Analyze product design to effect maximum utilization of materials, methods and processes in order to meet cost objectives and quality specifications.
    • Ability to 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.
    • Communicates updates to management and other stakeholders regarding product costing activities.
    • Active participant in the annual budget setting process.
    • Evaluation of factories and their capabilities.


      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Applied Science or Applied Mathematics from a four-year college or university.
      • Minimum of 5 years working experience in product costing.
      • Thorough understanding of the product development and manufacturing processes; prior work experience inside manufacturing environment is an essential requirement.
      • Merchandising knowledge or experience in the consumer product industry is a plus.
      • Knowledge of financial and engineering economy concepts is a definite advantage


      • This position will eventually require domestic and international travel of up to 15%.

      For immediate consideration, email to

      skills: $0-50 million

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