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Cost Estimator

Salary: £60,000

Location: Prestwick

Job type: Permanent

Category: Prestwick

Our client is part of the world’s largest ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) provider, with a fleet of over 150 aircraft. The group also provides a range of aviation services including, MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul), pilot and crew training, ground handling, as well as a variety of associated services. Cost Estimator - Job Purpose Understand the project/program and its requirements. Generate timely and competitive estimates. Generate critical path production plan based on scope of work received, to generate TAT estimation. Review engineering drawings, specifications, and available tooling to develop costing information for development of quotations. Develop manhour & material quotations in response to customer request for quotation. Provide detailed estimates of work scopes in line with client requirements. Provides a point of contact for the customers in reference to RFQ’s. Liaise with production to ensure estimates are as accurate as possible. Develop, maintain, and upkeep library of MPD, SB, AD etc data. Analyse past inputs to ensure factor ratios used are relevant. Can read and understand aircraft maintenance manuals. Excellent communication skills required for customer liaison. Ensure any health and safety elements of work scope are identified. Work with the Planning team to ensure any major changes to work packs are correctly quoted. Work closely with the Commercial team to ensure all RFQs are actively responded to ensure all RFQs. Review performance against estimate pertaining to costs associated with contracts awarded. Actively support and participate in continuous improvements activities and team meetings. Cost Estimator - Job Accountabilities * Good written and verbal communication skills * Team Player * Excellent attention to detail and accuracy. * Strong communication and interpersonal skills. * Good organisational skills * Ability to work in fast paced environment. * Pro-active approach * Initiative to identify potential efficiencies in current processes and implement positive changes. Cost Estimator - What You Bring: * A330 Experience – essential * O level or GCSE A-C standard grades * Proven experience as an estimator or similar position * Familiarity with finance and project management principles * Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset. * Proficient in IT and use of software Cost Estimator - Operating Environment * The role is based at our client’s Prestwick Base * Monday – Friday (Days) – 40 hours per week What We Offer * 7% employer contribution to pension * Private Healthcare & Dental cover on successful completion of probation period * 25 days annual leave per annum * Life Assurance * EAP Programme * Employee referral programmes with £1,000 reward (once passed probation) * Potential study support for the right candidate To apply for this role, please click the link and upload: * your CV * your passport Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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