Costing Specialist (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Pasig City, National Capital Region


Description

Overview:

  • The individual in this position must be resourceful, self-starting, and assertive in the ownership of their responsibilities, always protecting the interests of the company while simultaneously developing and maintaining excellent working partnerships with the managers, employees, and vendors with whom they must work in order to be successful.
  • Team player with experience working in a cross-functional environment.
  • Professional demeanor, good judgment, common sense, and a passion for details.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and show initiative.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to evaluate situations, identify core issues, fact-find, and promote thoughtful business solutions.
  • Good organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize workload, multi-task, and to adapt to frequently changing priorities and critical deadlines.
  • Ability to create documents and spreadsheets utilizing MS Office Software

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct vendor negotiations for initial product acquisition
  • Actively partner with BDA preferred vendors to identify and execute opportunities to speed BDA inventory turns through lead-time reduction, scheduled shipments, vendor managed inventory (VMI) etc.
  • Track cost savings and provide statistical analysis and reports to management and other internal partners.
  • Identification of vendors or SKU’s where cogs reduction potential exists via negotiation or resourcing of product deeper into supply chain increasing BDA profitability.
  • Ensure item attribute enrichment is completed for accuracy.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to develop personal skill set.
  • Other job duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years purchasing or inventory management experience.
  • Knowledge of demand forecasting, total cost analysis, and supply chain management fundamentals.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills utilizing MS Office Software.
  • Strong tactical negotiation skills