Job Listing Description

Cost Estimator

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Cost Estimator for an opening in Bristol, PA.

Performs estimating and pricing functions using engineering information and computer system data.

• Issue and administer Requests for Quotes/Proposals for materials required for the manufacturing of electronic components and systems
• Create Exploded Bills of Materials for quote activity.
• Submit RFQ’s to distributors and manufacturers.
• Analyze RFQ’s from supplier quotes, purchasing history, supplier catalogs, or other sources and recommend best cost option.
• Ensure material estimates are aligned with strategic supplier relationships and supplier capabilities
• Responsible for accurate data entry of raw materials and outside service labor into business systems for quoting.
• Coordinate with other functional areas, Engineering, Quality, etc to gather data necessary for proposals.
• Maintain accurate documentation to support internal reviews, customer/government audits and fact-finding/negotiations
• Create and update standard parts quote list for common material in multiple quantities.
• Analyze quotes to ensure accuracy and currency.
• Provides data for establishing standard costs for components.
• Incorporate efficiencies, automation and templates that will add value to the current materials estimating process
• Maintain appropriate tools for work order historical information
• Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws (Federal Acquisition Regulations, Sarbanes/Oxley compliance, etc.)
• Routine Departmental administrative support duties.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Minimum 2 years experience in Purchasing/Estimating discipline, preferably in electronics; Aerospace & Defense a plus.
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
• Above average organizational and planning skills.
• Knowledgeable in general office procedures and above average experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
• Able to query and interpret data to support business decisions
• General knowledge of manufacturing software, bills of materials, and company practices and procedures.

High School Diploma

9/80, 1st Shift

Job Number: 161369
Job Location: Bristol, PA
Rate: $30 to $34.00 DOE
Duration: 4 Months
Input Date: 01/05/2017
Attention: Patricia Padilla
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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