As Senior Cost Estimator, you will collect, calculate, and analyse data to estimate project costs and Life Cycle Costs..
Our client is a Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with customers all over the world. For their office in Vlissingen, we are looking for a Senior Cost Estimator.
The role As Senior Cost Estimator you will prepare estimates for new projects. In this role, you will collect, calculate, and analyse data to estimate project costs and Life Cycle Costs. As Senior Cost Estimator you will also recommend ways to reduce costs and maintain records of estimated and actual costs.
Review offered specifications of budgets in collaboration with the Proposal Engineer and based on project specifications
Requesting manhours for the project execution from departments and assessing quotations from suppliers
Building a dashboard and setting up a database with key figures, with technical and purchasing information
Drafting integral budgets for quotations for new constructions and refit projects, within the set of rules and procedures
Identifies missing information and possibilities for cost reduction
Analysing actual incurred costs in projects from which key figures can be generated
Working with stakeholders to achieve market competitive project pricing including coordinating with the purchasing department and providing support to commercial colleagues by providing expert knowledge in the field of both calculation and shipbuilding developments
Contribute to the development of the Products & Proposal department
Bachelor degree in naval architecture, mechanical engineering or another relevant technical study
Or secondary vocational-technical education with extensive experience in cost estimation
Good command of the Dutch and English language written and verbal
EU citizenship is strictly required for this position (due to the military nature of the projects)
A background check will be part of the selection procedure
Salary depending on experience
Annual leave: 27 days plus 13 days ADV
Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then € 0.19 per km