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Project Quoter / Estimator

Date Posted:

August 15, 2011

Job Category:

Accounting/Finance Engineering Management Production Research and Development Sales/Marketing Technical Support


Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Job Description:

UEC serves the aerospace, military, industrial, and commercial markets by providing comprehensive product design, system
integration, and vertically integrated manufacturing solutions including: hardware, software, and mechanical engineering;
rapid prototyping; and a broad range of product assembly and test. Our product mix includes electronic controls, power
distribution, vehicle integration, automated systems, circuit card assembly, cable assembly, and complex electromechanical

*Reference Position #1273*

UEC seeks an experienced Estimator III to provide product realization support to the organization.
Position reports to the NPI Manager or assigned supervisor.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with engineers and vendors in the development and validation of labor,
material and subcontract estimates for various types of assemblies and systems. Preference will be given to candidates with
knowledge of Production Tooling, AS9100/ISO9001 compliance and those with experience in complex assembly and test (to
include wire/cable, fiber optics, box builds and rack integration).

Primary duties include:
•  Responsible for all aspects of complete costs analysis for new product introduction to Operations, Product
Realization, and new work instructions including clarification of customer requirements.
• Manage, direct and coordinate activities between affected departments in the development and validation of labor,
material and subcontract estimates/quotes/proposals/analyses for various opportunities.
------- Includes evaluation of RFQ's (RFP, RFI, etc) to ensure content comprehension, feasibility and requirements with
regard to cost, delivery and customer expectations; participates in bid/no-bid decision.
------- Includes complete costs analysis & documentation from customer concept through product realization &
functional development of various products & services including: electrical/electronic components & complex
systems, high-mix/low-volume electromechanical manufacturing, advanced & automated technologies and integrated systems.
• Responsible for quoting accuracy, detail & content.
• Identify and investigate any disparity in capabilities and/or cost variances.
• Responsible for final review and release of quote packages to contracts department.
• Provides direct customer interface.
• Supports the creation and maintenance of production cost models used for quoting.
• Supports the development of "standard work processes".
• Supports Business Development initiatives.
• May lead and direct the work of others, as requested.

Minimum Requirements:

• Associates degree (or equivalent years of experience).
• A minimum of six (6) years experience in a combination of the following disciplines:
------- Hands-On Complex Electronics Assembly/Technician/Production
------- High-Mix/Low-Volume Electromechanical Manufacturing
------- Production Supervisor (within a related industry)
------- Government (DoD) Contracts, Subcontracts and Proposals
• Detailed knowledge of Industry and Military standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to electronics and
mechanical assembly.
• Ability to read, interpret, and communicate contractual requirements.
• Extensive working knowledge of PCs. Includes excellent skills with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook,
Access), Adobe and other software as needed.
• Experience with ERP/MRP systems. MAS90 or MAS200 highly desirable.
• Experience completing quote packages.


*Reference Position #1273*

By submitting an application to UEC, you certify that the information contained within is complete and accurate as of the
time of submission--it is UEC's policy to conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes drug
screening as well as verification of information provided on both the resume and Employment Application, for all
individuals selected for employment with the Company. In addition to the satisfactory completion of the above, as a
Government contractor, positions within UEC may require the ability to successfully complete a government background
investigation and personal identity verification and/or the ability to transfer or obtain/maintain a DoD security
clearance. EOE.

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