Jr Cost Estimator
Company is an OEM Supplier
Pay rate: up to $30/hr, may consider more based on experience
As a result of strong growth in business seeking to fill the role of a Jr Cost Estimator.
*Willing to train strong candidates who fall outside those parameters.
*MUST be able to read blueprints/ technical drawings
Scope of Position:
The ideal candidate for this position has experience in costing and price estimation, using material, labor and manufacturing process inputs to generate product pricing and the associated tooling cost estimates in the automotive industry.
Prepare cost estimates and formal quotations for new products in line with customer requirements for a timely submission.
Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimated figures, including current information on pricing from suppliers, sub-contractors and technology partners.
Liaise with other departments (Sales, Engineering, Supply Chain, Production, etc.) to gather necessary data and to derive pricing for new products, ensuring all key assumptions and costing details are captured and documented.
Review engineering design and manufacturing proposals against customer drawings and specifications to ensure customer RFQ requirement are met.
Assist in the coordination of cost estimates/quotations with overseas JV partners.
Liaise with Supply Chain for component/material cost updates as necessary.
Prepares and presents presentations to leadership for quote approval.
Prepares (with Sales inputs) quote letters for customers.
May assist in the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations, and cost estimates as required.
Participate in the end-of-life process for products and programs and assist in the service pricing process.
Participate in internal and external CI activities as directed.
Qualifications and Experience:
*MUST be able to read blueprints, have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications
Must be very proficient in MS Excel
Seeking min 3 years manufacturing background
3 years of experience in a costing / price estimating role within a manufacturing/steel fabrication/forming environment is desirable
Intermediate level user of Microsoft Office package
Exposure to ERP software (SYSPRO or similar) is desirable
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Hours: 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Permanent job, 90 day contract to direct hire