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Cost Estimator

Aero Products

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 16, 2022.

Job Description

APC manufactures a variety of products that incorporate materials such as fabrics, metals, plastics, composites, rubbers, and/or a combination of these materials. The Bidding Specialist is responsible for interacting with both clients and vendors alike for job-cost and bidding purposes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifying opportunities via the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and OEM web portals for solicitation.
  • Devise a successful strategy for winning a bid to include pinpointing selling points while understanding clients specific requirements and knowing APCs operation and profit margins.
  • Assemble cost breakdowns for potential bids including materials, processes, finishes, labor, etc.
  • Interface with sub-contractors.
  • Utilize vendor network to assemble the most efficient and cost-effective bid.
  • Communicate with Production Manager to assess appropriate labor and hours needed per job.

Job Qualifications:

  • Possess thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to read technical drawings and associated parts/spec lists.
  • 5+ years of experience in Aerospace & Defense contracting is highly preferred.
  • Engineering background.
  • Must be extremely organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once.


Company Description

APC supplies products for a variety of industrial and commercial customers and continues to supply quality parts to allies around the world. We hold our products to the highest quality standards in the industry and maintain AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 certifications. APC is committed to delivering high-performance parts to every customer on time, and we are proud to deliver support to our partners in the US Military. APC has successfully completed thousands of contracts for government agencies and OEMs.

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