Date Posted
11 Jun 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham is seeking a Pricing Analyst, for the Lansdale, Pennsylvania operations. The Cobham Pricing Analyst’s primary focus will be to develop accurate, compliant cost estimates for pricing. Requirements include excellent analytical skills, advanced Excel skills, and excellent communication skills to ensure that the pricing strategy supports the overall business goals.

Job Description:
This position is responsible for working with existing data bases, retrieving, compiling, and analyzing data to develop an accurate, compliant cost basis for pricing. The Pricing Analyst will collaborate with Business Development/Sales, Program Management and Senior Management to develop a pricing strategy that will best meet the company’s goals for customer satisfaction and profitability.

  • Review the pricing requirements of Requests for Proposals and customer requests for contract modifications and participate in development of a pricing strategy/approach.
  • Ensure cost proposals are prepared timely and accurately in accordance with FAR 15-408 Table 15-2 and all regulatory and compliance requirements including TINA, FAR, DFARS and CAS.
  • Review all elements of cost including direct labor, material, ODC and indirect costs in ensuring compliance with FAR, DFARS and Cobham procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with functional departments to coordinate the collection and accumulation of cost, scheduling, and performance elements and research and analyze historical data and develop cost models to support proposal efforts.
  • Assist with the development of intelligence-based pricing standards, strategies and best practices where applicable and integrate the same throughout the organization; ensuring all departments are aware of and utilizing them in preparation of their cost input.
  • Utilize analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings.
  • Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Utilize MS Office Suite (emphasis on Excel) and other Pricing tools as necessary.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in math or business (or the equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Excel spreadsheet experience (pivot tables, v-lookups,  create formulas)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, proven analytical and root cause analysis capabilities, advanced problem solving ability
  • Ability to work under deadlines and constraints, multitasking across different proposals
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which required US Citizenship
Preferred Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • PROPRICER experience or Salesforce experience
  • Knowledge of FAR, DFARs regulations, Truth In Negotiations Act, and CAS
  • Background in reporting and analysis or process improvement
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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