• Material Estimator I

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 10:31 AM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    The Material Estimator will develop material estimates to be used in proposal efforts for existing production programs as well as new business ventures.


    • Prepare costed Bills of Material (BOMs) for use in proposal efforts.
    • Prepare and submit Requests for Quotes (RFQs), soliciting subcontractors and suppliers for proposals.
    • Evaluate subcontractor and supplier proposals for compliance to the RFQ requirements.
    • Incorporate compliant subcontractor and supplier proposals into material estimates.
    • Organize all essential material cost backup data as required by government regulation or customer request.
    • Support pre and post award audits by government auditors.
    • Perform material data sweeps for certification purposes in compliance with government regulations.
    • Support fact-finding efforts for government and prime contract customers.
    • Pull technical drawings/data packages from configuration management system and provide to suppliers when required.
    • Identify and work to mitigate items with obsolescence issues.
    • Work with material planning to perform material lead time analysis.
    • Communicate with program office and engineering community to establish estimates for development programs.


    • Bachelors Degree or 5-10 years of equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years experience
    • FAR/DFAR – strong working knowledge.
    • Aerospace, Military or similar industry.
    • Demonstrate electronic/mechanical knowledge.


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