Costing Administrator – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #407330BDU
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Manufacturing - HVAC

Job Description

Purpose of the job is to collect cost information and maintain departmental databases, as well as to process, maintain, and analyse the data used for costing determinations and other reports.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Perform complex costing on Excel
2. Generate costings from technical drawings
3. Maintain material costs and monitor price fluctuations
4. Identify and resolve faults and problems
5. Translate bill of material into accurate costing
6. Meticulous checking of work and analysing costing
7. Automate Excel workbooks to enable easy updating of pricelists and costing tools
8. Maintain and update current costing tools
9. Improve costing methods for more efficient and accurate outputs


• Matric certificate (preferably with Mathematics)


  • At least 5 years’ previous experience in a similar role
  • Advanced Excel proficiency (superuser level) with Query writing
  • Working knowledge of other MS Office applications
  • Understand and use cross multiplication
  • Technical/mechanical knowledge advantageous
  • Able to interpret and understand technical drawings for costing purposes
  • Able to understand and translate bill of material for costing purpose
  • Ability to create complex Excel costing sheets
  • Ability to automate Excel workbooks

Salary / Package

R20,000 (CTC)


Provident Fund and Medical Aid