Associate Cost Estimating Analyst - Finance

Northrop Grumman Elkton , MD 21921

Posted 2 months ago

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Weapon Systems is currently seeking an Associate Cost Estimating Analyst for our Elkton, Maryland location.

The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for partnering with the proposal manager and the rest of the proposal team to respond to customers request for pricing (RFP). The role is responsible for generating proposal input in conjunction with other proposal team members to generate cost estimates. This may include developing labor and material estimates, creating program structure and time phasing, and developing and applying standards. The Associate Cost Estimating Analyst will prepare and assist the proposal manager with delivering presentations in management pricing reviews.

The Candidate must be proficient in managing and prioritizing multiple project-oriented tasks effectively while working both independently and in a team-oriented environment. Candidate must be able to review request for proposals and derive requirements as well as identify risks and opportunities to the cost estimate. The selected candidate must work well in cross functional teams and be able to make timely decisions possibly without 100% of the data available. The analyst must develop business cases, participate in pricing reviews, and be comfortable presenting to senior leadership. The analyst will be required to participate in the customer negotiation process, support potential audit activities, and prepare cost volume reports.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting/Engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Cost Estimating/ cost proposal preparation

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel with past experience building complex spreadsheets including macro development

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with ProPricer and CostPoint

  • Working knowledge/capability of using VBA to create and edit macros

  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR/CAS

  • Ability to read drawings and convert drawing information into Bills of Material and program structure

  • Negotiation experience a plus

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Associate Cost Estimating Analyst - Finance

Northrop Grumman