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MATERIAL COST ESTIMATOR

SAN DIEGO, CA
POSITION TITLE--MATERIAL COST ESTIMATOR
 
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LOCATION--SAN DIEGO, CA
 
 
THE OPPORTUNITY:
 

This position provides support and analysis to accurately estimate material costs of manufacturing and engineering based on Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements submitted by a prospective customer.

Essential Functions:

  • Issue and administer Requests for Quotes/Proposals (RFQ/RFP) for materials required for the manufacturing of electronic components and systems
  • Analyzes and interprets RFQ/RFP requirements for estimating material costs
  • Evaluate historical purchase prices and pricing trends
  • Create material estimating strategies that minimize the impact of minimum buys and qualification charges to individual proposals
  • Maintain accurate documentation to support internal reviews, customer/government audits and fact-finding/negotiations
  • Ensure material estimates are aligned with strategic supplier relationships and supplier capabilities
  • Incorporate/create efficiencies, automation and templates that will add value to the current materials estimating process
  • Implement and drive metrics for operational excellence
  • Interpret Operational processes, practices, and procedures
  • Interpret Contract Terms & Conditions to ensure compliance
  • Exercise independent judgment under limited supervision

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior Purchasing experience
  • Understanding of CPSR cost/price analysis
  • APICS education or certification
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance, if needed
  • Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or Business Administration
  • Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated continuous improvement skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written/verbal communication skills

 
KP RECRUITING GROUP
 
KP Recruiting Group was started to create a world-wide network of multi-level, highly skilled talent; that are either experts or working to become one, in their respective fields. Our process involves focusing on the talent, skills, and experience of an individual as a key indicator of the present and future value that they will bring to any organization.

In establishing a network, we are able to forge genuine relationships with talent and gain valuable insight that allows us to understand what motivates them. This data allows us to give strategic advice to our partners as they go through the process of managing their human capital.

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