Lincoln, Nebraska

Overview

GD-OTS is looking for a Cost/Price Analyst 3 to join our Lincoln, NE organization.  We are expanding rapidly and looking for motivated individuals who want to help support and shape our organization as we grow. 

 

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems provides reliable and affordable composite products to the defense and commercial aerospace markets. With more than 50 years of expertise, General Dynamics designs, develops, manufactures and tests a full range of composite missile and space structures, including; rocket motors, pressure vessels, launch tubes and fuel tan

Major Position Responsibilities

Identifies and monitors specialized knowledge of cost estimation principles with special emphasis on trend analysis, scrap and escalation analysis, analyzing cost trends and vendor price cost analysis. Reviews and approves procurement documentation for compliance with established requirements, checklists, policies, practices. Assists Procurement Staff and prepares, as appropriate, in developing and maintaining cost and price analysis of supplier pricing; researches, reviews, prepares, and/or presents fair and reasonable justifications to meet contract and customer requirements.  Reviews and researches supplier Cost Performance Reports (CPR) and Cost/Schedule Status Reports (C/SSR) for accuracy and compliance and develop and present required solution recommendations as required.

 

  • Coordinates with procurement agent and program team to define pricing requirements for subcontract solicitations and internal estimates including requirement updates. Ensures vendor quotes are received on time.
  • A leading member in fact finding and supports contract negotiations both locally and at a customer location on all proposals. Formulates material negotiation strategies to meet company objectives.
  • Provide price reports using Pro Pricer and prepare detailed Cost Volumes where required.
  • Evaluate suppliers’ complex cost proposals, analyzing the contractor’s past performance, cost of similar procurements, standards or other quantitative techniques in producing like or similar items with cost reduction focus. Responsible to analyze subcontractor cost or pricing data and prepare price cost analysis for Director of Cost Estimating review and approval.
  • Analyze suppliers’ financial position to ensure adequacy and stability for continued operations.
  • Review complex technical and audit reports on various cost elements such as material, labor, overhead and profit to determine the reasonable of various cost elements.
  • Prepare fair and reasonable and related cost justifications.
  • Assist in the development of trend analysis in pricing, supplier performance, Supply chain personnel compliance metrics and related analyses.
  • Assist in preparation of the proposal package for internal review.
  • Prepare small business subcontracting plans to accompany proposal submittal.
  • Comply with all government, corporate and business unit policies, procedures and regulations. Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications

Position requires specialized knowledge of: procurement regulations and procedures; government cost accounting standards and accounting practices; contract administration principles; policies and procedures to support pricing methods; reporting requirements. In depth knowledge of cost and price analysis techniques across varying contract types and financial accounting methods.  Responds promptly to customer needs.  Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles with a sense of urgency. Strong computer skills, administrative data control, scheduling and team interface. Strong written and verbal communication skills and teamwork skills. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Manages competing demands while meeting commitments.  Works within the highest level of integrity, ethics and safety.

 

Education/Experience

BS/BA degree in Business, Finance, Accounting from four-year University; or 3-5 years related exp. and/or training; or equivalent. Five to eight years of procurement, supply chain, financial analysis or supply chain analysis exp. MBA preferred. 9- 12 years related exp. and/or training; or equivalent. 

Lincoln, Nebraska

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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