Requisition Number: 8458 ANLCOST 003
Job Title: Cost Specialist
City: Eighty Four
State: PA
Salary Range: N/A

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Cost Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for working with the Pricing department to create a cost strategy that will be used to set selling prices by customer type and secure expected margins once pricing is finalized.  The incumbent will work with store personnel to look for opportunities to increase accuracy of cost forecasts and costs in the store system.


  • Directly work with stores to manage material need for committed business
  • Create costs structures for job quotes
  • Directly work with regional managers and store managers to accuracy of cost forecasts.
  • Forecasting cost projections
  • Design systems to know how and when to cover material needs based on predicting sales fluctuations to maintain expected margins in volatile commodity markets
  • Maintenance costs in the store system
  • Requisition maintenance

Preferred Experience

  • Probability and statistics
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Comfortable talking to large groups of people
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Required Education

The minimum requirement for this position is a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, finance, or accounting: or at least 4 years of specific experience and/or training related to the essential functions of the job: or equivalent combination of education and training. Strong analytical skills are needed.

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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.