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Sr. Strategic Material Estimator
Ref No.: 18-01420
Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
CPI is looking to hire a Sr. Strategic Material Estimator for our client's Quincy, MA facility. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Based on the nature of this assignment (US Government contract) US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.

***CPI CANNOT SUBCONTRACT THESE POSITIONS, SO PLEASE DO NOT REPLY IF YOU ARE A THIRD PARTY CONTRACTING COMPANY.***

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience in the Government, Defense or Aerospace industry is a plus.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
The Supply Chain Material Estimator is the strategic liaison in estimating the Bill of Material. In this critical role, the Estimator:
  • Must be familiar with Bill of Material (BOM) generation
  • Attends the proposal planning meeting and kick-offs and collaborates with functional areas to understand BOM requirements
  • Supports proposal activities with innovative solutions to meet Program needs and requirements
  • Identifies potential sources for required materials, and services and develops and issues request for proposals. Identifies new suppliers as required
  • Participates on proposal evaluation teams in fact finding, technical evaluation, and cost/price analysis
  • Receives, reviews, and evaluates supplier proposals to ensure they meet Prime proposal requirements
  • Prepares and documents priced Bill of Material and Material (BOM) cost estimate development
  • Reviews requirements document (i.e., requisitions, statement of work, drawings, and specifications) for clarity and adequacy
  • May recommend cost saving proposals or alternative sources
  • Interacts with suppliers and QA to resolve quality issues
  • Participates in Commodity Team activities
  • Responds to supplier inquiries and coordinates source selection decisions
  • Works with senior supply chain staff to address the more complicated procurement related issues
  • Works on a diverse range of problems and internal projects of mid-to moderate complexity
  • Works under increasingly limited direction
To be successful you must possess:
  • Effective analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and applications
  • Application of Federal Acquisition Regulation/Procedures
  • Basic influence management ability
  • Task and resource management skills
  • Basic Supply Management understanding
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of estimating principles