Purchasing Estimator / Cost Estimator

Detroit, Michigan

Job ID: JN -082017-6063 Function: Manufacturing
Leading manufacturing facility is seeking a Cost Estimator for their premier Midwest facility. This company is a Tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry who is a world leader in the manufacturing of construction materials, automotive components such as GMT, EPP, as well as other plastics products such as packing materials and films.

Cost Estimator will support Company in developing information for internal customers, by collecting and analyzing data in order to establish all the cost drivers to produce molded parts.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare cost estimates of internal and external operations and materials
  • Prepare capacity analysis
  • Prepare documents for new business quotes
  • Set-up SAP master data for use and analysis
  • Maintain the quote database
  • Responsible for on time delivery to customers for new parts
  • Coordinate quote process with sales, finance, and manufacturing teams
  • Generate and review Bill of Materials

Minimum Qualifications or Requirements:
  • Must have minimum of 3 years of cost estimating (or purchasing) experience with a North American Automotive Tier One or OEM
  • Must have purchasing experience and contacts for ancillary parts (clips, fasteners, etc).
  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual (Korean and English) a plus but not required
  • Experience with SAP, Salesforce, MS Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Bachelor s Degree preferred

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