Belcan has a position for a Cost Estimator/ Inside Sales Program Manager for a manufacturing client in Springfield, Ohio. The individual will processes orders, prepares quotes and analyzes costs. Reviews orders received and analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services by performing the following duties along with providing strategic leadership for the programs you are assigned to manage by managing timeline and assuring on time delivery of program meeting quality, productivity, and cost requirements, preparation of reports for customer and monitoring financials all thru job 1 plus 90 days.
Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
Consults with customers, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Compares orders received to quote and resolves any differences with customer.
Informs customer of unit prices, shipping date, anticipated delays, and any additional information needed by customer.
Forwards order to Order Entry or inputs order and reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions
Compiles statistics and prepares various reports for management.
Sales reports to the Vice President of Business Development to plan and execute award of new business and existing business to meet company objectives.
Quality - support the Quality department in performing its functioning to exceed customer expectations for quality and delivery from FMEA, control plan development thru PPAP, and product launch using the APQP process.
Process Engineering - work with Tool Engineering, tool design, and Operations to propose, cost, direct the purchase of and program manage tooling and facilities to meet objectives defined in the 3 year plan and consistent with company drive to lean manufacturing opportunities.
Customer Service - support customer service activity in interfacing with the customer to execute positive relationships with customers, timely information flow to and from customer for effective production operations and product launches.
Continuous Improvement Support lean manufacturing activities to provide continuous improvement and reduce waste to achieve budgeted expectations thru principles of 5S, kaizen, productivity, scrap reduction, cell optimization, etc. Support the tracking of plant performance in on time delivery, customer rejections, productivity, Cost of Quality, value add, and safety. Utilize the 8D corrective and preventive action process as needed to address problem areas.
Metrics Direct preparation of program metrics to report on performance for safety, production, lean, and continuous improvement.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and or equivalent manufacturing/tooling/quality experience
Five years managing programs in a highly structured manufacturing environment, which included a management system for monitoring performance against short-term and long-term goals, working with lean manufacturing principles to reduce waste including appropriate formal training (6 Sigma) and certifications in lean manufacturing, and performing root cause and corrective actions
Experience with both stamping and tooling experience in the heavy truck industry a definitive plus.
Very organized and detail-oriented, but also able to see the big picture and think strategically.
Confident, change agent with high energy level and high expectations for themselves and the company.
Excellent problem solver with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Capability with spreadsheet, word processing and PowerPoint
Ability to juggle multiple activities while maintaining a long-term focus and to work with other departments, while openly voicing their opinion on various business issues
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Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated servicesfrom jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible
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