Manufacturing Cost Estimator

12 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a successful & accomplished Project Estimator, Project Planner or Project Scheduler within Manufacturing, Production, Precision Engineered or similar high value products?

Do you have experience of estimating, costing at key scheduling stages for large complex projects (collection of cost inputs, understanding complex multi-disciplined teams utilising resource / tools to provide complex costing etc)?

Or have you previously been responsible for the project estimating & project costing of high value & highly complex multi-agency / multi company manufacturing projects?

Do you have experience of creating project cost inputs & estimations from scratch to cover the parts of bids through to full life cycle? (i.e. from initial bid stage).

Do you have significant experience of within the automotive, aerospace, defence or similar high value market?

If so, please read on!

We are looking to add additional people to a tight, close knit team within this company, they are looking to source an additional person to this team.

Below is an overview of a very interesting & diverse role

Working as an integral part of the Bid Team to develop the cost estimate to selling price and obtain internal approval of the bid issued to the customer

Key Skills

Experience of Cost and Pricing - Essential
As an Estimator your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence sector
Experience of MOD, Defence and export contracting is ideal
Knowledge of the estimating process is a prerequisite for this role
Experience in costing/pricing/tendering for original equipment, repairs and maintenance schemes within the defence manufacturing sector
Ability to work both within a team, making the best use of internal resources and also autonomously
Initiative and drive to collate, analyse and present complex information key to the commercial success of the business
Enthusiasm and commitment to the sector and the ability to work to tight deadlines
Intermediate MS Excel (v-look-ups and pivot tables)

Duration Min 6 months (although this is highly likely to extend beyond)

Some remote working may be available, although you will be expected to be on site at east 2-3 times per week

Although the hourly rate is negotiable, it will be highly competitive & in keeping with your search parameters.

(This role is offered either as a PAYE assignment or via an FCSA Approved Umbrella Company)

If you are an experienced Project Estimator, Cost Estimator or Project Manufacturing Engineer with a proven background in cost estimating please apply below by sending your CV in word format.

We have deliberately kept this spec brief to try and attract applications from people who are potentially interested and would like to know more details about a position & company that will provide a long term & stable environment and offer an opportunity to develop & mould a major part of an interesting international company

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