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Proposal Estimating Engineer

Company: KUKA
Location: Clinton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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 specifications.
  • Interprets engineering layouts and data.
  • Understands ergonomic considerations for proposed processes.
  • Produce layouts, process descriptions, timing charts, sketches, graphs, content sheets for proposed processes either manually or in Auto cad.
  • 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 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.
  • 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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