Estimating Engineer

Recruiter
Workforce Staffing Ltd
Location
Bordesley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1227604012
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Estimating Engineer REPORTING TO: Group Engineering Director DEPARTMENT: Engineering LOCATION: Birmingham Site SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None JOB PURPOSE:To prepare accurate cost estimates for the manufacture of complex machined components for the aerospace and IGT industries to support successful bids for new and existing programmes. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Preparation of detailed cost estimates for the manufacture of machined products to support the acquisition of new business and commercial activities on existing business. • Identification of all raw material and bought-out requirements from detail drawings to allow the Supply Chain function to obtain quotations for price and lead time. • Preparation of robust and efficient methods of manufacture as a basis for completing cost estimates. Methods are to include all Special Process requirements such as Heat Treatment, Coatings, Testing etc. • Calculation of Standard Hour content from first principles for all manufacturing operations. • Analysis of performance on manufacture of existing production to verify profitability. • Identification of all Non-Recurring Costs (NRC's) associated with the manufacture of components being estimated. Issue 1 - January 2018 • Identification of Non-Recurring Engineering Costs (NRE's) associated with the development of the components being estimated. • To support the Business Development function in submission of bids in line with agreed timescales • Support internal Bid Review Meetings through preparation and maintenance of trackers showing progress towards target submission dates. • To support the Senior Management Team in fulfilling or exceeding the business plan. • To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: To prepare cost estimates for both new and current projects with due diligence and accuracy within defined timescales. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS • Completion of accurate cost estimates to required timescales. PERSON SPECIFICATION: • Must be an experienced Estimator / Manufacturing Engineer with a strong CNC machining background and be fully conversant with modern manufacturing techniques. • Experience of machining large precision turned and prismatic components in aerospace materials. • Would preferably have knowledge of CAD CAM systems with Solid Works and Catia being a distinct advantage. • You must have strong time management skills with the ability to deliver multiple requirements concurrently to demanding timescales. • Good commercial awareness particularly when dealing with Customers • Must be dynamic, enthusiastic with excellent communication skills with the ability to fit into a multi-functional team environment. QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE: • At least 5 years manufacturing experience in an aerospace / automotive or relevant environment. • Minimum HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience

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