Estimator - Monroe

Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Damar Aerosystems
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Estimator - Monroe
Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
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Closing date

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) in the large business and regional jet markets. Our experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including the engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well, and the interior. Our success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production.

Given its breadth of capabilities and strong customer relationships, we have substantial content on the aviation industry's most popular aircraft.

What does the job involve?

The Estimator previews all incoming bid opportunities to determine scope, fitness to Company capabilities and assesses the likelihood of providing a successful bid, given customer requirements.  The Estimator applies estimated labor time to details, sub-assemblies and assemblies while working with qualified personnel, vendors, machine tool manufacturers and management.  The Estimator works with the team to assure timeliness, accuracy and completeness of bid prior to submittal.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Creating quotes and manufacturing plans as needed for proposals.
  • Reviews and assesses quote package for terms, special requirements, due date, etc.
  • Communicates the scope of the project, special considerations or needs for equipment or personnel
  • Works within the Quote Log
  • Creates/verifies Bills of Materials (BOM) and develops labor, material, tooling, subcontract and special requirements
  • Communicates with customer on requests (i.e. drawings, specs, breakdowns, etc.)
  • Works with Purchasing to coordinate any items to be bid by outside vendors, suppliers or tooling in support of bid
  • Estimate needs for machine set-up and run times, tooling, programs and outside processes
  • Attends Management Review meetings to communicate significant estimating projects for strategy, commitment and Make-Buy decisions prior to accepting bid and in reviews prior to submittal to customer
  • Assures timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of bid, prior to submittal.
  • Follows all safety guidelines established by the Company, including proper use of safety equipment and relevant safety procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Knowledge of general manufacturing, CNC machining practices, manual machining, tooling/fixtures and assembly
  • Able to reorder priorities in accordance with changing work conditions, customer demands, management direction and workload
  • Able to multi-task and work well without supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with all other departments of the Company
  • Must be self-motivated and possess strong organizational skills
  • Anticipates internal and external customer needs, gives high priority to customer satisfaction and service

What qualifications should I have?

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • 2 years previous experience in estimating and/or planning
  • Strong background in MS Excel, knowledge of CAD software (CATIA), Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Background in machining, sheet metal, and/or complex assembly techniques
  • Highly skilled in reading blueprints and geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T)

Why join Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are committed to continuous sustainable growth through superior customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to operating in an ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner while providing a rewarding work environment for our employees. Our mission is supported by a culture of teamwork, continuous improvement, and strategic technology investments.

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons and to Non-US Persons licensed accordingly. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes.

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is an equal opportunity employer.