Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator

Job Title: Cost Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897135_1611246259
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2021 16:24

Job Description

Our client are a world-leading, multi-national organisation that provide mission-critical vehicles, survivability systems and services to clients across the world, including Departments of Defence, Government Organisations, Non-Government Organisations and Original Equipment Manufacturers.

Due to significant growth and following the win of several major programmes, they are now looking to strengthen their our existing Outsources and looking for a Cost Estimator to join them.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

*Lead and develop target costs for Engineering and Procurement Departments via reviewing concept designs, specifications and proposals.
*Collaborate with members of the Outsourcing Department for cost down initiatives and supplier negotiations.
*Support the Commercial and Project Management Departments during bid stages, spares pricing and alternative pricing activities through generation of reliable estimates.
*To facilitate and maintain estimating data within cost management databases, software and the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tool.
*Improve the framework and processes for evolving costing data via product data management/engineering teams.
*To support the implementation of cost management software and tools new to the business.

To be suitable for this role you will:

*Have industry experience within an Estimating, Procurement, Engineering or Manufacturing field.
*Have experience utilising SAP, JD Edwards or an alternative ERP tool.
*Experience as an assistant cost estimator, cost engineer or estimating engineer.
*Ability to navigate and source information from 3D models in CAD software such as Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, Solid Edge or Catia.
*Ability to interpret and analyse engineering drawings for cost estimating purposes.

Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Product Change Engineer
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Competitive Salary, home working option and great benefits on offer

Keywords: Military, Defence, Automotive, Manufacturing, Cost Estimating,
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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