Estimator - Materials
Also referred to as: Estimator - Materials, Raw Materials Cost Estimator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Analyzes job requirements and project proposals to estimate amounts and types of raw materials required to complete tasks. Researches and evaluates suppliers to ensure the availability of materials and confirm that materials meet the organization's standards of price and quality. May need the ability to use CAD software and interpret technical documents such as blueprints or mechanical drawings. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.
Similar Jobs:  Estimator - Materials, Materials Manager, Materials Management Supervisor, Materials Planner I, Materials Planner II, Materials Planner III, Materials Director, Materials Handler III, Materials Handler II, Materials Engineer III
Level of Education:  Estimator - Materials Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Estimator - Materials Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Estimator - Materials Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Estimator - Materials Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation