Cost Estimator II in Washington Township, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/15/2018
  • Req ID:
    USA-30823BR

Job Description



Job Description

  • ZF Division A, Active and Passive Safety Technology - Occupant Safety Systems (OSS) group is a global leader in Vehicle safety technology. OSS has Engineering centers on 3 continents with over 30,000 employees globally in 19 countries.
Are you up for the challenge?


Position Description

Cost Estimator II interfaces with Sales, Engineering, Purchasing and Program Management to collect data to produce Customer Quote Authorization Financial documents, Program review Financials, Capital Expenditure Financials, and Engineering Change Financials.


Position Requirements

  • Consolidate input data from various functional groups and inputs this data into a business case template to produce program financials
  • Prepares cost and work completion estimates for projects
  • Compiles itemized materials and prices lists from blueprints and specifications
  • Computes cost estimates of raw materials, purchased equipment, or subcontracted work and labor
  • Computes profit percentages and adds to cost estimates
  • Maintain project files and program documentation
  • Compiles information to enable Accounting to bill customers


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in BS or BA, Finance Preferred
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in cost Estimating or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate a clear Financial Picture to all levels of the organization
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office)
  • Ability to read Engineering Drawings
  • Experience with Database programs (Microsoft Access).
  • Detail oriented with and attitude for continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of different manufacturing processes (Injection Molding, Steel/Aluminum stamping, Die Casting, etc…)


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