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Proposals Estimator at Ducommun Incorporated

Proposals Estimator

Ducommun Incorporated Joplin, MO Full-Time
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Job Description
Proposals Estimator

Job Description

Job Summary:

Acquire material 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

. Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:
  • High School diploma; prefer Associates degree (engineering or technical degree preferred).
  • 1-2 years progressive experience performing estimating functions

    Licenses, Certifications, etc.:
  • None

1505 Maiden Lane
Joplin, Missouri, 64801
United States


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