Estimator/Project Manager

West Valley Staffing Group - Santa Clara, CA (30+ days ago)


West Valley Staffing Group is currently seeking an energetic Machining Estimator for our client in Santa Clara, CA!

SCOPE:

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing to aid management in bidding on or determining price of products.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates to ensure Company is capable of manufacturing requested items.
  • Perform due diligence to insure we meet all needed specifications designated in drawings
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Consult with machinist for items that are complex or have special machining requirements
  • Confer with engineers and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Analyze cost when re-quoting items
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes of planning, organizing and scheduling work.
  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
  • Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.
  • Create quotes using Jobboss
  • Search and request pricing for materials, raw materials, hardware. etc. needed for estimating
  • Search and/ or send RFQ’s for special tooling as needed for quoting (thread gages, cutting tools, etc.)
  • Participate in CCB meetings (materials, job planning, etc.)
  • Perform other related duties, tasks and or projects, as assigned.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITES:

  • Search and request pricing for raw material, hardware etc., needed for estimating while meeting the turnaround time of:

RPM/ RTM = 4 hours

Standard = as requested by customer

  • Send RFQ’s to vendors for machine services needed such as, quoting (tube bending, plating, cleaning etc.), while meeting the turnaround time of:

RPM/ RTM = 4 hours

Standard = as requested by customer

  • Provide estimates to customers using established targeted profit margins

JOB QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/ or EXPERIENCE

  • B.A. /B.S. in Business or equivalent experience
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in purchasing, estimating, machine shop environment, or equivalent.
  • Experience in job shop environment preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and / or lead a team to resolve issues.
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

**Possibly a former Machinist who has quoted own work…

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • The physical requirements described are representative of those in any typical manufacturing and office environment.
  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year