Material / Cost Estimator

We are looking for Material / Cost Estimator for our client in Van Nuys, CA Job Title: Material / Cost Estimator Job Location: Van Nuys, CA Job Type: Contract 12 Months "US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time." Job Description:   Developing CML's (Consolidated Material Lists) in accordance with proposal Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) based on complex Bill of Materials (BOM) lists.  Importing and/or developing structures to reflect proposal material requirements Working with Material Management and proposal teams to develop priced CML's Top level knowledge of commodities and supplier interactions Submitting RFQ's to suppliers to develop CML pricing Utilize MRP pricing records through the pricing tool Analyzing priced data to insure integrity and cost objectives are in alignment with proposal objectives Resolves make vs. buy discrepancies within Bill of Materials (BOM)   Ensuring compliance to audit requirements Formatting and submitting pricing packages to proposal teams   Qualifications:   Minimum of 7 years with BS/BA in applicable field, 9 years with AA-AS or certifications, 11+ years' experience Strong in Microsoft Office tool set with an emphasis on the use of Microsoft Excel including creation of pivot tables Experience with Material Estimating Systems Experience issuing high volume of Requests for Proposals and Requests for Quotes Ability to effectively work with all supplier business sizes   Preferred Additional:   Excellent communication and follow up skills are essential Knowledge of systems and functional processes such as procurement, small business, FAR. Ability to conduct analytical review large pricing data sets.
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Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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