Cost Analyst

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Fairhaven, MA, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,600 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Cost Analyst Next possible start date | Fairhaven


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.8 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, and aerospace manufacturers; pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.


Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the Fuchs Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants.  Nye’s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications.


Your responsibilities:

  • Maintains month and year end inventory reconciliations, inventory aging, stock status report, and flash report
  • Responsible for master data entry in Microsoft Dynamics GP including new item setup and bill of material and routing entry/updates related to Engineering Change Orders
  • Supports the standard cost roll-up process and runs applicable reports to identify month end variances
  • Reviews Engineering estimates related to price requests from Business Development for accuracy and reasonableness
  • In charge of estimating new departmental labor and overhead standards annually
  • Supports the planning, preparation and execution of the annual inventory audit and works to understand and report out the root cause of any adjustments
  • Provides accurate and timely cost information in support of business decisions
  • Works with Process Engineering and Manufacturing to identify and correct BOM & routing errors
  • Analyzes variances between actual and standard costs generated by Operations during the normal course of business and develops corrective actions as needed
  • Investigates purchase price variances and implements corresponding corrective actions
  • Prepares reports related to factory productivity and output, overhead absorption, analysis of capitalized variances, inventory days on hand, and excess & obsolete inventory


Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities given the dynamic nature of the business
  • Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and to represent Fuchs/Nye externally
  • Ability to work autonomously with strong follow-through on tasks as required
  • Able to proactively analyze issues and provide recommendations for resolution
  • Possess sound judgement, business acumen, and decision-making skills


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • 1-5 years of experience in Inventory/Cost Accounting preferred
  • Experience with manufactured goods and raw materials inventories preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, IF statements, etc.)
  • Familiar with Microsoft Dynamics GP is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP. Must be able to multi-task.


These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.
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