Manufacturing Engineer / Cost Estimator

  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £27.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Morson are looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer, with experience of Cost Estimating, to work for our prestigious aerospace client.

Main missions, responsibilities

Responsible for building cost estimates. The focus will be mainly on Wing for Recurring cost activities and Non-Recurring activities for all current and future programmes.
Produce cost estimates against a set of criteria and assumptions, using and developing a variety of costing methodologies, tools and processes
Be accountable for the integrity and consistency of the cost estimates
Support the procurement negotiations

After a first training period (costing reference development, costing tool knowledge, ...) the job holder will be autonomous in estimating and representing FCCAW in front of procurement and suppliers.
As well as using personal experience to estimate costs, the role will require analysis and understanding of previously captured costing data and how those metric can be applied in the future costing activities.

Required skills

Demonstrate a good level of interpersonal skills and be able to influence at all levels.
Experience of product knowledge including manufacturing processes (metallic and composite)
Good product knowledge.
Knowledge of Jigs and Tools used for Wing manufacturing
Knowledge of design and manufacturing processes for Wing WP
IT - Knowledge of design tools (CATIA, ...)
IT - Knowledge of Production and design tools (PDM-link, SAP, ...)
Cost estimate experience is an advantage, but training will be given.
Project Management experience would be an advantage