Senior Material Cost Estimator

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Huntsville, AL

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    Our ideal candidate will be trusted to dive right in, take ownership of proposals, and communicate with multiple levels of management and functional groups.

    Other possible job responsibilities associated with this role could include Supplier Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Procurement Tool deployments. Due to nature of assignments, up to 10% travel is possible.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Responsible for timely and accurate material pricing on proposal efforts.

    • Candidate will own the request for quote process, which includes maintaining compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

    • Candidate will be responsible for meeting cost savings and avoidance targets so negotiations skills are a must.

    • Candidate will conduct data analytics and analyze large data sets to price Bill of Materials (BOMs).

    • Candidate will be working among a matrixed organization supporting engineering, program management, and financial functions.

    Basic Qualifications

    • College degree relating to supply chain, logistics, business management, or engineering (or a related field) from an accredited university and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience, OR equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

    • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel as the team utilizes advanced functions in Excel to conduct data analytics including V-LookUp, Pivot Tables, and Advanced Formulas.

    • Ability to work in a group environment.

    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.

    • US Citizenship is required for this position with ability to obtain secret clearance.

    • Basic understanding in acquisition of microelectronics, build-to-print, raw materials, IT Hardware, Software, Cloud, Cyber, and XaaS technologies.

    • Basic understanding of creating complex solicitations, supporting proposals, conducting moderate complexity price and cost analysis, negotiating price/cost and price/cost-related terms.

    • Demonstrated time management skills and ability to work under tight time constraints.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the areas of procurement, pricing, or subcontracts, with a demonstrated history of developing RFx's that comply with the FAR and source selection under tight time constraints with minimal guidance is preferred.

    • Basic understanding in acquisition of materials and components, consisting of, but not limited to, non-IT related finished products, raw materials, fabricated parts, electronic components, machines, equipment, and test devices.

    • Security clearance.

    • Previous experience with Deltek CostPoint

    • Demonstrated experience or interest in data analytics, building business intelligence dashboards, and IT project management.

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-07-03
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $61,750.00 - $111,625.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.