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Prncpl Cost Estimating Analyst

Requisition ID: R10014296

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

This position will be responsible for estimating material costs for manufacturing bills of material in accordance with company procedures and government requirements in support of proposals.  In addition, this position will support various functions such as price/cost analysis and subcontract compliance support for supply chain and subcontract professionals. 



Roles and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Estimate material pricing for complex manufacturing bills of material in support of proposals
  • Perform financial and proposal analysis
  • Estimates labor and material costs of manufacturing and engineering requirements based on request for proposal (RFP) data submitted by prospective customers.
  • Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Computes cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor.
  • Prepares and maintains historical cost data. Creates cost models for cost estimating elements. Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, price auditors, vendors, and subcontractors.
  • Maintain documentation supporting financial estimates used in the proposal process
  • Ensure management understanding of estimating and bidding issues
  • Ensure compliance with internal procedures and DFAR/FAR government regulations
  • Balance multiple projects and prioritize effectively to meet strict deadlines 
  • Track and understand market trends applicable to material used in solid rocket motor production
  • Develop cost and price analysis to support both proposal and procurement activity
  • Assist in training personnel in estimating and analysis techniques

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, Supply Chain (or a related field) from an accredited institution with at least 6 years of related experience or Master’s degree and 4 years of related experience. 4 additional years of experience can be substituted for the bachelors degree.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and present complex information in a concise and organized format
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience collaborating with technical functions or a project/program.
  • Operational knowledge of manufacturing, engineering and business environments.
  • Understanding and experience with materials and hardware used in solid rocket motors
  • Experience working with estimating systems that meet DFAR/FAR and other government regulations
  • Experience supporting estimating system audits
  • Skill set to support various tasks within the supply chain organization including proposal preparation, cost/price analysis, compliance and audit support

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.