Proposal/Change Estimator

Are you ready to join our team?

Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results.

We are seeking a Proposal/Change Estimator to join our team in Auburn Hills, Michigan where we design, build and integrate body-in-white welding and joining production systems for the automotive and commercial truck sectors. Our flexible body shop automation systems and smart work cells help OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers bring their products to life while adapting to rapidly changing technology and consumer demands.

What you’ll get to do

  • Work with the Project Management Team to gather all information required to quote engineering changes
  • Learn and use the change estimating tool and database to gather information and upload quotes and supporting data
  • Engage with the Purchasing Team to gather commercial and/or historical pricing data for use in quotes
  • Attend job kick-off meetings as required to understand the content and scope of work
  • Work with the Engineering Team to ensure designed content matches sold content
  • Prepare, conduct and/or assist in technical presentations to customers when required
  • Conduct line-up for the project team on change orders received
  • Compile all information (change package consisting of before/after information) and if required negotiate change estimates with the customer
  • Maintain tracking system for all changes

What you bring

  • A proven ability to work well within a team-based work environment, prioritizing plans of action to accomplish objectives
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, diploma in technical study or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in cost estimating, and formulating written proposals for automotive automation and tooling
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and other computer software

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside, and learn from, a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance, and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching Contribution 401K plan
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment


Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship