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Cost Estimator
Molex | Costa Mesa, California
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Job Description

Position Overview:

Phillips-Medisize Costa Mesa is seeking a Cost Estimator to support new business quoting and on-going customer business. The position will offer the opportunity to learn many aspects of a contract manufacturing organization, including supply chain, corporate finance, engineering, operations management, and new business development.

Essential Functions:

* Receive, evaluate, and prioritize requests for quotations.
* Work with Program Engineers to determine NRE for engineering efforts.
* Review part databases to determine manufacturability and provide feedback to Program Engineer.
* Calculate part weights, cycle time, scrap, and other Injection Molding parameters to establish piece part cost and price, using established machine and labor rates.
* Work with engineering to determine, cycle times, scrap, and other manufacturing parameters to establish assembly cost and price, using established machine and labor rate, as well as equipment/automation.
* Use tooling worksheet to calculate tooling costs by estimating hours required to produce a mold in addition to estimating the material costs.
* Schedule and lead Quote Review meetings after all quotations are proofed for accuracy, consistency, and conciseness; and prior to issuance to the customer.
* Function as the subject matter expert in costing estimating and pricing proposal development, with deep understanding of the cost estimating model and knowledge in development of machine, labor, and floor space rates.
* Travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs.

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting, Operations management or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Internship/ Co-Op or prior work experience in a manufacturing environment

Skills and Abilities:

* Strong career interest to work in manufacturing operations as a business partner.
* Working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing economics.
* Sound general understanding of business finance.
* Working knowledge of SAP preferred.
* Microsoft Office skills (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
* Excellent skills in verbal communication, written documentation, and above average skill in Microsoft Excel.

About Phillips-Medisize, LLC…

Phillips-Medisize, LLC, a Molex company, is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the drug delivery, consumable diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial markets.

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Visit us: www.phillipsmedisize.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com/phillipsmedisiz

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/PhillipsPlasticsCorp

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/Phillips-Medisize

Phillips-Medisize History: www.phillipsmedisize.com/about-us/history

About Molex

Molex Incorporated (Molex) is a manufacturer of electronic components. The Company's core business is the manufacture and sale of electronic components. Molex's products are used by a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) throughout the world. It designs, manufactures and sells more than 100,000 products, including terminals, connectors, planar cables, cable assemblies, interconnection systems, backplanes, integrated products and mechanical and electronic switches. It also provides manufacturing services to integrate specific components into a customer's product. The Company's connectors, interconnecting devices and assemblies are used principally in the telecommunications, data, consumer products, automotive and industrial markets. In July 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of AFlextech, Inc., based in Taiwan.

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