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Mechanical Estimator

KUKA Systems North America seeks an experienced Mechanical Estimator to join our team.


The Mechanical Estimator compiles estimates of cost on special parts or products as a basis for pricing purposes. Must have engineering knowledge and be able to interpret engineering layouts and data. Requires extensive knowledge of designs, manufacturing processes and procedures with direct experience in welding, automation and/or robotic equipment.

BIW experience strongly preferred.

Short Facts

  • Detroit Metro
    Detroit Metro, United States of America
  • KUKA
    KUKA

Responsibilities

  • Compiles estimates of cost on special parts or products as a basis for pricing purposes.
  • Interpret engineering layouts and data.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of Detroit auto industry base suppliers for design and manufacturing of details and components.
  • Estimates labor hours for the following: Mechanical & Electrical design; Fabrication; Piping; Assembly; Installation Supervision; Machining; Wiring; Try-out on KUKA floor, Try-out on customer floor.
  • Estimates construction costs of proposed equipment including raw material and purchased components.
  • Estimates changes for Project Manager.
  • Negotiates changes with customers.
  • Utilizes and works with project specialist to fine tune standard spreadsheets with standard cost.
  • Maintain knowledge of designs, manufacturing processes and procedures with direct experience in welding, automation and/or robotic equipment.
  • Works with Project Services Group to convert estimate into budget if proposal becomes project.
  • If required, develops written proposal describing proposed scope of work estimated.
  • Develops necessary presentations with Account Executives to assist in closing of business.
  • Develops and maintains standard proposal format for the group. Involves close interaction with engineering, manufacturing and project services.
  • Solicits quotations for support equipment that may be required as part of KUKA's proposal. This includes generating inquiry and defining of scope of work for sub suppliers.
  • Maintain knowledge of PC based software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Understands and follows safety & environmental regulations and identifies safety/environmental concerns.
  • Adheres to the Quality System and participate in continuous improvement.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excel experience required.
  • Body in White experience strongly preferred.

What we offer

Attractive pay
Future-oriented projects with leading brands
Great working environment

About KUKA

Start date: Immediately

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