Manufacturing Operations Estimator

Job Description
Provide labor estimates and coordinate material and other functional area estimates for the Operations function. Prepare estimates based on request for proposal (RFP) data submitted by prospective customers and corresponding memorandum of cost (MC) documents. Analyze specifications, including concepts, bills of material, and calculate production costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data. Collect cost data from cost system, understand standard WBS, understand relationship of data and product, and maintain knowledge of industry and company methods and processes. Successfully generate auditable cost effective, timely Proposals including all required reports and documents to permanent files.

Typical Education & Experience

Required Skills and Education
Must be able to articulate and recommend a proposed strategy and assure that all risks and opportunities are balanced appropriately.

Prepare time phased estimate spreadsheets and cost reports, and present findings to management, contracts and finance personnel, customer representatives, and government representatives.

Requires excellent interpersonal skills and borderless one team attitude.

Must be capable of performing in high energy, fast paced environment with rapidly changing requirements.

Requires strong capability with Microsoft Office Tools.

Knowledge of Manufacturing Operations processes and procedures

Knowledge of Bill of Material (BOM) structures

Familiarity with electronics / electromechanical assembly manufacturing and associated disciplines.

Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education
BS Technical discipline with 10+ years associated experience

Technical background in electronics / electromechanical assembly manufacturing and associated disciplines.

Proven project leadership / people management skills

Proven Negotiation Skills

Oracle ERP and support data systems experience

Knowledge of ProPricer

Knowledge and use of Learning Curves

Strong familiarity with FAR Cost or Pricing Data requirements

*Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

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