Aerospace and Aviation
£24 per hour
Job Type:

Costs Estimator

Costs Estimator


3+ months contract

£24 per hour


Main Activities and Accountabilities:


To be able to develop cost estimates for airframe structures quickly and accurately with the minimum of information and help support Procurement in negotiations with suppliers. To be able to estimate the recurring and non-recurring costs associated with technical changes and modifications to detailed parts and assemblies.


Knowledge and Experience:

Must have knowledge Manufacturing and Manufacturing engineering experience an advantage.

An understanding of the manufacturing processes is required.

Customer value - customer knowledge and implications on the supplier.

Apprentice served Fitter, Machinist or Tool Maker

Experience of machined components, Tooling and NC programming.

Detailed understanding of wing manufacture and assembly would be an advantage.

Good/detailed understanding of manufacturing processes including Composite Manufacturing would also be an advantage

Costing knowledge would be an advantage but not essential as training will be available.


Essential Requirements

Must have a good working knowledge of structural systems gained in a manufacturing or methods environment


Desirable Requirements

Up to date appreciation of metal removal techniques and manufacturing processes a desirable requirement


Language skills

Some working knowledge of the French language would be an advantage but is not essential for the role


As a result of this the successful applicant will need to be a strong character. They will need to act with courage and be able to defend their decisions in front of suppliers.


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.



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