Business Planning Specialist


Statesville, NC

Job Summary:
To review and analyze the company’s business plan versus actual results in order to forecast profits and losses.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compiling data in order to determine annual company budget, and then analyze plan vs. actual.
  • Responsible for handling product cost and analyze plan vs. actual for company profitability.
  • Responsible for insuring ANC compliance with federal requirements such as NAFTA.
  • Performs cost estimates for engineering changes and new products.
  • Maintains bills of material and other relating data.
  • Requires work with confidential data.
  • Ability to resolve problems, work independently, exercise good judgement in handling assigned responsibilities.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Minor Responsibilities:

  • Requires teamwork and participation in ISO/TS16949, ISO14001 and Employee Involvement, etc.
  • Requires effective communication with team members, internal departments and related outside resources in both written and oral formats.
  • Understand and comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in an open office environment and perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Maintain 5’s standards.
  • May require some travel.

Minimum Qualifications for the Job:
Requires a 4 year degree in Business Administration. Requires 0-3 years’ experience in business planning (experience preferably in a manufacturing environment).

Key Competencies:

  • Proficient in personal computer skills including a variety of office software (ex. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Lotus Notes, etc.)
  • Effective verbal, listening and communication skills
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proficient knowledge of data processing


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Annual Salary: $53,600-$67,000

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary - Sitting most of the time with some movement (walking, standing, carrying)