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Sr. Estimator

Kent, WA 98031

Posted: 06/07/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 1564


INDUSTRY:  Aerospace



Provide accurate, data-driven estimates to customers in response to inquiries regarding new and recurring manufacturing orders.


  • Develop detailed cost estimates for integrated aerospace offerings to support Requests for Quote (RFQ) and other customer requirements
  • Investigate, interpret, and make recommendations related to OEM specifications and requirements to assist company' s bidding and costing approach
  • Conduct assessments and provide recommendations related to new bid opportunities
  • Conduct Make/Buy analysis and make recommendations, as required
  • Communicate with internal and external customers and respond to customer inquiries and support  as required
  • Identify and capitalize on internal/external competitive advantages
  • Perform other tasks or project activities as required
  • Understanding of direct and indirect influences on product costs
  • Ability to work with large complex models, utilizing advanced functions
  • Knowledge of assembly processes related to aerospace products
  • Other applicable aerospace qualifications, knowledge or experience
  • Knowledge of " special processes" 
  • Knowledge of various aerospace OEM Process Specifications
  • Drafting/blueprint reading and geometric design & tolerancing
  • Knowledge of manufacturing tool types and usages.
  • Understanding of aerospace configuration management system and aerospace manufacturing techniques.
  • Superior computing skills (MS Access, Excel, ERP, other estimating software)


  • 4-year degree in engineering and/or operations management, or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 7-9 years estimating experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment or other related combination of education and experience required
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Analytical and creative skills to find solutions to problems
  • Superior computing skills:  MS Office and Excel
  • Advanced mathematical skills, including geometry and algebra
  • Attention to detail




Matt Sawicki

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