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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Cost Estimator in St. Charles, Missouri

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.

Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop comprehensive and accurate production cost estimates for sales inquiries for the manufacturing of railcars

  • Maintain production routings for railcars in ERP system

  • Report on variances on routings between estimates and actuals

  • Develop analysis and report on estimate BOMs to actual production costs

  • Develop production cost estimates of alternate configurations

  • Incorporate expected efficiencies from capital investments into railcar routings

  • Work closely with plants, engineering, and purchasing for develop current costs for railcars

  • Work with plants to develop new routings and maintain current hours for operations within routings for new car manufacturing

  • Assist in estimating non-standard projects

  • Assist in a variety of analysis and special projects as needed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Accounting, or relevant field

  • Two (2) years of relevant and applicable work experience preferred

  • ERP system experience preferred; however not required

  • High degree of technical competence regarding manufacturing, fabrication and assembly preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, and preferred high proficiency with MSExcel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Must have the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of employees & subject matter experts

  • Must be able to organize and complete all aspects of the job in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Must possess the ability to work independently to successfully complete assignments

  • Must be a "self-starter"

  • Must be innovative and have good work ethics

  • Excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to keep up with deadlines

  • Ability to focus and do analysis on the computer for extended periods of time

Company: Greenbrier Central

Functional Group: Accounting/Finance

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