Associate Systems Engineering Cost Analyst

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Associate Systems Engineering Cost Analyst


Dayton, OH 

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Job Description:

The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) is seeking a highly motivated and highly talented Process Engineering Cost Analyst to analyze and interpret advanced manufacturing process and technical data to track and improve efficiency and conduct cost analysis.

Minimum Qualifications:
• BS degree in Engineering (structural, aerospace, mechanical, or systems)

• Possess a solid understanding of engineering requirements and a rudimentary understanding of manufacturing processes
• 1+ years of experience in applying cost estimating methods, and the ability to perform quantitative manufacturing process analysis and cost estimation
• Ability to read and understand Computer Aided Design (CAD) files and 3D modeling
• Document and analyze historical cost data for use in developing estimates and present findings in clear and concise way to management
• Coordinate with engineers and technicians to determine engineering method and process and apply to cost analysis efforts
• Be a self-starting team player; possess a strong work ethic, good communications, analytical and interpersonal skills
• US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• 2+ years of experience in the engineering field
• Develop and maintain complex advanced manufacturing cost models
• Estimate labor and material cost for sustainment cost reduction initiatives
• Identify actionable recommendations for enhancing financial performance and affordability
• Develop and analyze cost estimates


To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.