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Process Engineer / Cost Estimator in Windsor at Valiant TMS

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Review RFQ information to determine fabrication and machining processes and items to be quoted;
  • During the quoting phase on new projects, coordinate with the operations team to develop:
    • Cycle time / time studies analysis (machine and operator)
      Product sequence of operations sheets (flow charts)
    • System or process zone layouts
    • Technical descriptions of fabrication and machining stations
  • Prepare proposals and cost estimates based on format provided for customer submission;
  • Develop and maintain a production fabrication and machining cost estimating database, including labour hours as well as working closely with purchasing to align costs for purchased components to ensure costs reflect the current available prices in the market;
  • Attend customer line-up meetings when requested and prepare, conduct and/or assist in technical presentations to customers when required;
  • For awarded jobs, prepare job kick-off packages and meetings with relevant departments;
  • Communicate within a “team based” work environment and interact well with fellow employees and external customers;
  • Maintain a tracking system to ensure all process, product and cost changes are tracked and logged. Clearly communicate the impact of a change to the operations team; and
  • Maintain an adherence to all Valiant Manufacturing proposal and estimating policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree or a technical College Diploma or equivalent work experience;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in process engineering in a production manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in cost estimating and formulation of written proposals;
  • Experience in heavy fabrication and machining is preferred;
  • Skilled at technical data, drawing and print reading, interpretation and understanding;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, including advance level Excel capability;
    AutoCad software experience a plus; and
  • Able and willing to travel out-of-country, if required.