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Cost Analyst

Company: INEOS Aromatics
Location: Texas City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

INEOS Aromatics From soft drink bottles to packaging trays, from clothing to carpet, INEOS Aromatics makes the chemicals used to produce many of the things we use in our daily lives. Our main products include paraxylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA). PTA is a raw material used in the manufacture of polyesters used to make fibers, textiles, film, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. PX is a feedstock for PTA production. We also produce meta xylene, a feedstock for PX production. We are comprised of a diverse team of engineers, scientists and business professionals dedicated to discovering practices to confront some of the world---s biggest issues. We are looking for people who can contribute to our passion for reinvention, have a collaborative spirit and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero. We care about how we deliver these essential products to the world. Above everything, the safety, reliability, and excellence in our operations is fundamental to our success. Our sites and offices can be found around the world, in the United States, United Kingdom, China, Belgium, Indonesia and Taiwan. Role synopsis: The Cost Analyst is responsible for monitoring maintenance cost progress and performance. Working with the maintenance, project and TAR teams, the Cost Controller will support the processes and business practices to assure that the department objectives are achieved. The incumbent is responsible for creating the cost control processes used for maintenance, projects and turnarounds. The incumbent performs the analysis and provides reports/information to maintenance management, project managers and TAR Engineer. The incumbent does not have any direct budgetary responsibility. Principal Accountabilities: Coordinate the preparation, consolidation and analysis of cost reports and cost forecasts. Set the INEOS requirements for contractor reporting and invoicing. Review and approve contractor reports before execution begins. Develop and maintain a cost control process, including cost control structures, and KPI---s that will assure accurate information and timely analysis. Assure timely and accurate data to effectively monitor cost and risks. Provide analysis of trends and recommendations for mitigation of issues. Assure accurate and timely tracking and reporting of spending for routine maintenance, capital projects, plant expense projects, and TAR---s (actual, committed and forecast costs; forecast against estimate benchmark). Provide input to TAR and project lessons learned process. Providing a report of the actual cost incurred and committed for TARs weekly during the FEL3 Stage and daily during the Execute Stage. Assuring all invoices are per contracts, correctly processed and charged in SAP. Providing final summary of costs at the completion of the TAR/projects including final cost break down comparison analysis. Manage and maintain site projects database, ensuring/making timely data updates. Manage SAP for all capital projects and plant expense projects at TCC. This includes project set up, creation of WBS structure, MO creation, close out, etc. Coordinate and make monthly accruals for ongoing projects. Coordinate and make monthly time allocations to capital projects. Assist with Capital Project cost center, SPE and capital projects budget updates/reporting. Liaison with the business for capital project reporting. Provide financial close-out services and assurances for capital projects. Perform an appropriate level of analysis to ensure ---no surprises--- approach utilizing cost data from both INEOS systems and contractor supplied information. Manage change control process. Identify, analyze, and respond to project opportunities, risks, and uncertainties. Shares best practices within Aromatics and assures compliance with INEOS standards. Understand how the work of the Maintenance, Projects and Turnaround Teams affect the environment. Set performance objectives and provide leadership for your area to minimize impact on the environment. Communicate the importance of these issues to your team. Support the site Environmental Management System (EMS). Compliance with and promotion of different behavioral and process safety initiatives and measures --- supporting 20 INEOS SHE Principles, IGGN---s, SHE KPI---s, risk assessments, etc. These initiatives are reviewed on yearly appraisals. Education/Experience: A Bachelor's or advanced degree 7 years of relevant cost accounting and reporting experience. Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite and SAP. Must have excellent communications skills in English. Effective communication skills, oral and written Experience working within a project and / or Turnaround organization Ability to collaboratively work in teams Knowledge and application of Stage Gate Project Execution Processes Experience in any of the following: Construction, Project, or Turnaround Excellent Microsoft Office product skills, especially Excel (pivot tables, macros, etc.) Use of P6 for maintaining accurate cash flows Demonstrated proficiency in project controls system Understanding of Front End Loading concepts and project development Data gathering, management, and analytical processes used to predict, understand, and influence the time and cost outcomes of a project or Turnaround. Competencies / Behavioral Skills: Planning Creativity Problem Solving Quality of Work Output Functional/Technical Skills Time Management Written Communication Decision Quality Benefits: In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a competitive benefits package including: health, dental & vision insurance, 401K match (up to 9%), STD/LTD, paid dependent care days, Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment, 9 paid holidays, 2 personal days and paid vacation. Safety remains and always will be our number one priority in INEOS. Our US locations now require all new hires to provide one of the following as a condition of employment: Proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or Validation of your religious or medical exemption Legal Disclaimer: If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. INEOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

Keywords: INEOS Aromatics, Texas City , Cost Analyst, Professions , Texas City, Texas

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