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Price Cost Analyst

San Diego, California

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  • Schedule: Full-Time Salary

  • Job Level: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Date posted 02/09/2024 Job ID 41726BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Price Cost Analyst City San Diego State California Workstyle Hybrid Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Salary Range $56,820 - $96,015

Job Summary General Atomics (GA) is a defense and diversified technologies company, founded in 1955 as a Division of General Dynamics and acquired by the Blue family in 1986. GA is on the forefront of researching, designing, and manufacturing transformational technologies to support critical land, sea, air, and space operations worldwide. Our diverse portfolio of first-of-kind electromagnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems, multi-mission weapon systems, satellite systems, and integrated power and energy technologies are helping revolutionize the way military forces address complex challenges and protect against evolving threats.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Price Cost Analyst to support operations in San Diego, CA.

  • Compile and analyze source data from government or commercial databases, tables, and indexes to establish price and cost positions.
  • Interface with several internal functional groups as well as outside vendors/suppliers to gather information.
  • Perform detailed analysis of supplier proposals and supporting documentation to validate labor, material, and other cost elements for supplier products, and/or services.
  • Perform fact finding at supplier locations as needed to review basis of estimates and source documentation verifying proposal cost estimates.
  • Determine reasonableness of proposed cost and pricing.
  • Establish recommended price positions to support negotiations with customers and suppliers.
  • Interpret relevant government regulation(s) (i.e. FAR, DFARS, DEAR) relating to cost or pricing.
  • Develop and maintain spreadsheets and/or cost models to support price/cost analysis, and prepare reports, charts, and graphs of findings.
  • May participate in cost and pricing reviews with management, customer, and or supplier representatives.
  • May participate in the development and training of professional staff.
  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company and expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and three or more years of experience in finance, accounting, or business administration in a manufacturing environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the concepts, principles, and standard practices of costing and pricing projects.
  • Must have experience working in a government contracting environment including interfacing with audit agencies such as the DCMA or the DCAA.
  • Must have a general knowledge of FAR, DFAR, and/or CAS regulations.
  • Must have the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.
  • Must possess the ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Must have good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals.
  • Possess good computer skills with knowledge of software applications relevant to the position, including spreadsheet developments.
  • Possess the ability to work independently or lead in a team environment.
  • Must have flexibility to work extended hours and travel when required.

Salary:$56,820 - $96,015
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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