GKN Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Costing Analyst in Celaya, Mexico

Manufacturing Engineering Costing Analyst

GKN Employees Only

Country: Mexico

Work Location: Celaya

State: Not Specified

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Role Purpose

Coordinate Cost Request Study (CRS) responses across the AME Cluster and provide costing analysis support as it relates to CRS and new business sourcing (NBA-S). This will include but is not limited to (1) product / sourcing changes and (2) demand uplifts


  • BS Degree in engineering preferred with business administration acceptable, desirable with Master degree in Business or Manufacturing

  • Fluent in English, with an international mind-set

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Desirable, previous/Current work experience with GKN in a financial role

  • Available to travel in the cluster


  • Exposure to lean process improvement tools (BPI, PVD, etc.)

  • Results oriented with good written and oral communications skills, leadership, and influencing

  • Expertise with Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint

  • Proven ability of leading by influencing others to complete company objectives

  • Experience working across functional areas

Key Responsibilities

Cost Request System

  • Update/improve and standardize CRS process with focus in the following areas:

  • Inputs (account team to functional team)

  • Distributuion to functional areas for analysis

  • Output (functional team to account team) collection

  • Conclusion (internal/customer approval process) summary & documentation

  • Tracking (winning or losing) and closure

  • Evaluate CRS input to ensure data is accurate and complete.

  • Distribute request for data input on CRS based on functional strategies (e.g. make or buy).

  • Manage the collection of data from functional areas in accordiance with Cluster priorities.

  • Support the analysis of cost data received from the functional areas with finance where needed.

  • Finalize CRS output and distribute to account team (and others where needed).

  • Properly close CRS emphasizing on proper feedback loop from account team to manufacturing.

  • Properly log inputs, outputs, closure, trends, etc in CRS PVD.

  • Eliminate waste in the CRS process by using lean tools to improve the current state.


  • Lead CRS process inside NBAS process with focus in the following areas:

  • Inputs – partnering with account team to ensure quick creation after award with idential commercial and engineering agreements from NBAQ (complete BOM/drawings)

  • Distribution – partnering with functional areas to ensure all are clear on data, sourcing and prioritization

  • Completion – manage functional areas to ensure completion on time

  • Output – ensure cost analysis is complete and clear for senior management review (NBAQ vs NBAS walk, etc)

  • Review proposed CRS’s and identify need of NBAS update and follow CRS for NBAS process when required

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.