Ducommun Proposals Estimator in Joplin, Missouri
Acquirematerial pricing and labor estimates from approved sources and integrate information into quotation submittal format.
Review and confirm RFQ requirements are met.
Oversee bidding activity and progress. Support decision making regarding material / labor estimates.
Prepare and support final quote. Submit final quotes within LOA.
Conduct labor estimates including time studies, preparing labor hours for quotes.
Develop and maintain labor standards.
Input labor into cost breakdown and ensure accuracy through continuous alignment with cost accounting.
Interface closely with engineering as required to support bidding process. Obtain appropriate engineering approvals for quotes.
Convert BOM to usable format and load into proposal system.
Send out RFQ to Suppliers and engage Corporate Commodity / Supply Chain as required.
Complete inputs to the bid from suppliers.
Perform analysis and selection of suppliers and costs.
Collects and rolls all data up into bid review package.
Review specifications, drawings, verbal instructions, interpret customer material, and labor requirements
Create and maintain material file for estimating purposes
Review quote for accuracy and forward for further review
Perform other assignments as required
Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
Skills & Qualifications
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Demonstrated skill in reading and interpreting electrical schematics and specifications
Planning and organization skills—prioritization, resource allocation, multi-tasking
Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including e-mail, Word and Excel skills (MRPII is a plus)
Strong written and verbal skills to interact with people at various levels and functions inside and outside of Ducommun
Understanding of manufacturing processes and capabilities
Detail-oriented and highly accurate
High School diploma; prefer Associates degree (engineering or technical degree preferred).
1-2 years progressive experience performing estimating functions
Licenses, Certifications, etc.:
1505 Maiden Lane
Joplin, Missouri, 64801