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Estimator

Wyman Gordon Kent, WA
  • Expired: October 04, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Estimator

Company Profile:
Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.  PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE:  PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries.  PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp. Mr. Buffet stated, "I've admired PCC's operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world's aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports. Berkshire's Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire."
"We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway," said Mark Donegan, PCC's chairman and chief executive officer. "We see a unique alignment between Warren's management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term.  We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers' needs into the future. This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC's employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers."

Business Profile: 
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes 39 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5500 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut.  Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China. 
Location Profile:
Located in Kent Washington, Protective Coatings Inc. is a leading provider of full service finishing for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries in both commercial and defense applications. Services include but are not limited to non-destructive testing such as fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection and a wide variety of surface enhancement processes such as shot peening and abrasive blasting, passivation, cadmium and nickel zinc plating, chromic, sulfuric and boric sulfuric acid anodizing and the application of chromate conversion coating on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Organic coating includes the application and testing of multiple resin systems such as epoxies, phenolics, polyurethanes, polyesters, elastomerics, intumescents, lacquers, alkyds, acrylics, dry-film lubricants, powder coatings and Teflon. Current approvals include the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, (NADCAP), Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company, Boeing Defense and Space, Boeing/Philadelphia, Boeing Long Beach, Grumman, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin, Goodrich, Bombardier, Cessna and Sikorsky among much else.

Founded in 1976, Protective Coatings Inc. was later acquired by Precision Castparts in 2012, and became part of the Aerostructures Division. Staffed with approximately 300 employees, the facility generates annual revenues in excess of $26 million. As a defense contractor Protective Coatings Inc. is registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls as a subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp and is fully compliant with all relevant facets of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations.

Position Summary:
Estimates labor and material costs of manufacturing and engineering based on Request for Proposal or Quote (RFP/RFQ) data submitted by prospective customers. Analyzes specifications including sketches, blueprints, bills of material, or sample layouts, and calculates production costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data. Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors. Computes cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor. Prepares and maintains historical cost data. Creates cost models for cost estimating elements. Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, price auditors, vendors, and subcontractors.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 Provide work instructions and guidance to Junior Grade Estimators
 Using drawing and specification information in customer Requests for Quotes (RFQ), determine labor, material, and process hour       and cost estimates for detailed parts, assemblies, and tooling
 Review Junior Grade Estimator worksheets for accuracy and completeness
 Coordinate with Business Development, Program and Division Management, and other support functions as required to     complete estimates using company approved Excel workbooks and data sheets
 Prepare and/or coordinate summary quote presentation documentation such as internal Proposal Review workbooks and     PowerPoint presentations
 Coordinate, prepare, and submit Customer required proposal documentation
 Maintain historical databases for Division core competencies and typical products
 Prepare cost models and parametric studies using historical databases
 Instruct/guide Junior Estimators in the preparation of reports, presentations, statusing, and continuous improvement initiatives
 May occasionally perform special projects; Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
 Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, P&L analysis, BQMS, and other methods used in Primus     product manufacturing
 Knowledge of customer RFQ document types and language; Ability to interpret RFQ req'ts from customer drawings and specs
 Knowledge of cost estimating methods, from detailed part bids through parametric modeling used in large-scale quotations
 Strong verbal and written communication skills; Able to instruct others in estimating methods, tools, and software
 Attention to detail, accurate, and organized
 Blueprint reading and interpretation skills
 Appropriate math skills
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and CATIA or Enovia
 Able to estabish, communicate and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines

Required Experience:
 2+ years' related experience

Level of Education:
 High school diploma of equivalent

 

 

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law. 

 

 

 

 

Wyman Gordon

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Kent, WA
98032 USA