Anixter Senior Cost Analyst in Glenview, Illinois

Senior Cost Analyst

Date Posted3/1/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1060403704

Job Description

Senior Cost Analyst

The Senior Cost Analyst will be responsible for the management of costing within our systems for a defined list of vendors. You will work collaboratively as a business partner with Marketing, Sales, Inventory Management, Business Management, Finance, Accounts Payable, Corporate Accounting and our Vendors.


Cost Management

  • Analyze, Research, and Upload Vendor Cost Files

  • Security Vendors may include cost management of tier partner programs and promotions

  • Identify and update systems for Cost Increases/Decreases/ and New/EOL Parts

  • Manage and update Standard Costs per established strategy

  • Respond to general cost questions

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on costing strategies

Data Integrity

  • Align costs with Marketing Brand Strategies

  • Research and build Unit of Measure Conversions

  • Duplicate Part Resolution

  • Provide Content for Marketing Memos

  • Work with multiple teams on Brand Audits across multiple systems


  • Price Protections – Identify cost reductions, calculate price protection for submittal and advise functional teams

  • Negative Variance – Identify and research negative variance billings and resolve with functional teams

  • Cost Discrepancy Resolution

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ideal candidate is required to possess decision making skills along with strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

  • Candidates are required to have a strong work ethic and a hands-on attitude.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize meet deadlines and deliver on commitments.

  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities

  • Willingness to work in a collaborative environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools(Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

  • Aptitude to learn new software programs

Work Environment

Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here at .

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupBusiness Management