Toyota Cost Management, Specialist in MS, Mississippi
Title: Cost Management, Specialist Location: US-MS-MS-Tupelo Other Locations:
Cost Management, Specialist
Who we are
Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to grow and challenge what’s possible with us.
Who we're looking for
Toyota's Cost Management Department is looking for a highly motivated and qualified Specialist.
The primary responsibility of this role is to plan and lead the budget process and monthly analysis of shop costs.
Reporting to the Assistant Manager the person in this role will support the Cost Management department's objective to have an active role in supporting production departments in cost reduction activities.
What you'll be doing
Develop responsible departments' operating budget strategies and process
Manage and analyze department spending and communicate to department cost leads monthly and as needed
Develop and prepare monthly reporting for each responsible department
Visualize department cost reduction and budget versus actual each month
Work closely with department team members related to cost reduction activities
Support department cost reduction activities as needed
Responsible for participating in semi-annual physical inventory
Lead labor cost projects as assigned
Assist departments projects related to cost management
Assist departments with creation of operating ringis (budget request document)
Assist departments with understanding cost conditions monthly
Control spending daily through budget and requisition review
Complete ongoing Toyota Business Practice (TBP) problem solving on abnormal issues or problems
Look for and implement continuous improvements whenever possible
Develop strategies and plans in order to achieve cost reduction targets in responsible shops
Support monthly reforecasting of costs in order to help drive business decisions
What you bring:
Bachelors degree or equivalent professional experience
Microsoft Excel experience
Project management experience (experience managing own time; taking initiative; managing targets & deadlines; managing schedules etc.)
Added bonus if you have:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
MBA or CPA/CMA
Toyota manufacturing experience
What we'll bring:
A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
Vehicle Purchase and Lease Programs
Comprehensive health care & wellness plans for your entire family
Flexible and virtual work options (if applicable)
Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
Paid holidays and paid time off
Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
Flexible speding accounts
Relocation assistance (if applicable)
What you should know
Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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