Senior Cost Analyst

Glenview, IL 60026

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Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.
Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

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.

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.

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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