Staff Analyst, Cost

Team: ZT - Business Planning

Location: Secaucus, New Jersey

Staff Analyst, Business Planning 

Team: Business Planning

Location: Secaucus, NJ

 

Why ZT Systems

AT ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work you’re proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along with way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.

A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed, we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.

Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.

About the Role

The Senior Cost Analyst is responsible for strategic business raw data processing and analysis to support business planning. This position will coordinate with Business Planning, Hardware Engineering and cross-functional teams to define, scope, and build up quotation to support project implementation into the customer environments. The Senior Cost Analyst will work with team members to anticipate and make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints, and work across functions to establish cost/pricing BOM for ZT business. This role reports to the Senior Manager.

What You will Do

  • Act as raw data collection, database management and cost optimization analyst. Provide accurate BOM and analyze cost information to support business projects development and operations. Support all cost and BOM relate questions and requirements.
  • Coordinate with internal cross-functional teams including Business Planning, Sales, Engineering, Procurement, Customer Operation and Logistics to collect cost information, establish BOM to support business team to complete RFPs/RFQs and customer commitments.
  • Work with Field team to ensure customer expectations are met without risking corporate business goals.
  • Support business operation by trouble shooting cost issues, removing obstacles, tracking issues and making judgment calls to prevent risk to the business.
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure timely cost recovery on customer programs.

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum 3-5 years' related experience
  • Computer hardware and/or server manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Science related field
  • Deep knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel and Power Pivot.
  • SAP, Syspro, Agile and other program management methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to support rapidly changing customer requirements while striving for efficiency and process improvement.
  • Participate in complex projects to meet RFP/RFQ requirements and schedules.
  • Ability to communicate results across internal stakeholders

ZT Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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