Proposal Estimating Engineer
Posted on: August 6, 2022
The Proposal Estimating Engineer evaluates customers' products,
specifications and existing manufacturing processes to develop a
new or revised manufacturing solution as well as an estimated
price. Must have engineering knowledge and be able to interpret
engineering layouts and data. Also requires extensive knowledge of
designs, manufacturing processes and procedures with direct
experience in manual and automatic and/or robotic equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Compiles estimates of cost on special parts or products as a
basis for pricing purposes.
- Interprets automotive product drawings and manufacturing
- Interprets engineering layouts and data.
- Understands ergonomic considerations for proposed
- Produce layouts, process descriptions, timing charts, sketches,
graphs, content sheets for proposed processes either manually or in
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of Detroit auto industry base
suppliers for design and manufacturing of special equipment.
- Estimates labor hours for the following: Mechanical &
Electrical design; Fabrication; Piping; Assembly; Installation
Supervision; Machining; Wiring; Try-out on KUKA floor, Try-out on
- 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.
- 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 Director to assist in
closing of business.
- 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.
Keywords: KUKA, Ann Arbor , Proposal Estimating Engineer, Engineering , Clinton, Michigan
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