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Senior Cost Estimator

Randstad Engineering Chula Vista, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
job summary:

A Senior Cost Estimator is needed for a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics in the Chula Vista, CA area. We are looking for a Senior Cost Estimator who will be responsible for understanding product configuration, generating recurring and non-recurring cost estimates in support of new business proposals, supplier negotiations, customer change-order pricing and should-cost BOM development.

location: Chula Vista, California
job type: Contract
salary: $23.26 - 36.83 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering background.
  • Knowledge of different material properties (working with metallics vs composites).
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus
  • Previous experience in cost estimation.
  • Experience Team Center & Catia V5
  • Understanding of labor & overhead rates, standard-to- actual ratios, & material factors.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel proficiency
  • Familiar with aerospace manufacturing product flow, work instructions and tool families
  • Experience in Manufacturing Processes.
  • Understanding of non-recurring and manufacturing labor processes and material utilization.
  • strong knowledge in part production cycle times, material utilization and Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Familiar with product structure & reading engineering drawings and model viewing & measurements.
  • Able to communicate and present cost data information to leadership.
  • MS Excel-Pivot Tables, Lookups

Education: Bachelors


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Manufacturing
  • SAP
  • Cost Estimation
  • Catia V5

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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Randstad Engineering


Chula Vista, CA
91910 USA



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