Cost & Margin Analyst

Foseco is not only a supplier of foundry material - their service goes far beyond that. They work the Foseco way – excellent products, application expertise, proactive advice, and consultancy. Foseco is a partner to build on! They offer a wide range of foundry products and services to meet the requirements of iron, steel, and non-ferrous foundries to reduce defects, improve casting quality, and optimize production costs.

In April 2008, Foseco was acquired by Vesuvius, a global leader in metal flow engineering, providing a full range of engineering services and solutions to its customers worldwide, principally serving the steel and foundry industries. Vesuvius has a proud heritage of bringing innovation to the markets they serve. They have more than 200 technical experts supported by local development teams around the world to ensure they meet the needs of their customers! With seven research centers across the globe, Vesuvius continues to lead innovation in the industry.

                                                    Foseco is looking for a:

                                                 Costing and Margin Analyst

As a Costing Margin Analyst, you are accountable for the ongoing development, analysis, and processing of product costing, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. Next to this, you are responsible for the calculation, verification, analyzing, and reporting of product costs and inventory valuation of product lines at the plant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Updating and managing costs in the system, ensuring product cost is correctly stated per budget standards;
  • Supporting manufacturing personnel to update standard costs;
  • Collecting data to determine the cost of raw materials, CWs, packaging, energy and freight, business activities, and establishing trackers/simulations for forecasting activities;
  • Assisting the commercial teams in customer, product, and service margin analysis and decision support;
  • Maintaining changes to formulation and/or cost components that affect the selling price of manufactured goods to related companies;
  • Reviewing and analyzing variances - production process, materials usage, scrap;
  • Assisting in establishing improved processes for inventory and cost operation;
  • Supporting EMEA margin activities and analysis at PLN level;
  • Supporting plant management in creating budget costs and completion of cost evolution sheets;
  • Covering commercial business activities and plant management tasks.


  • Accountancy background in Industry;
  • Accounting and finance processes;
  • Cost Management;
  • Profit Margin Analysis;
  • Variance Analysis;
  • Operational Tasks (no strategic role);
  • 2-3 years of experience;
  • Very good XLS skills;
  • ERP System experience (ideally JDE or SAP);
  • Good communication skills (in contact with Operations, Finance, and Sales Teams);
  • Dutch and English language proficiency;
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Do you think you would fit this position perfectly and do you want to start a career at Foseco? Please let us know if you are interested and push the blue “solliciteren” button. For further information and questions, please do not hesitate to contact Sophie Schellevis at [email protected]