Process Engineer / Cost Estimator

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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 Process Engineer / Cost Estimator to join our heavy fabrication and machining team at Valco Manufacturing Inc.

What you’ll get to do

  • Review request for quote information to determine fabrication and machining processes and items to be quoted
  • During the quoting phase on new projects, coordinate with the operations team to develop:
    • Cycle time/time study analysis (machine and operator)
    • Product sequence of operations sheets (flow charts)
    • System or process zone layouts
    • Technical descriptions of fabrication and machining stations
  • Prepare proposals and cost estimates based on the format provided for customer submission
  • Develop and maintain a production fabrication and machining cost estimating database, including labour hours as well as working closely with purchasing to align costs for purchased components to ensure costs reflect the currently available prices in the market
  • Attend customer line-up meetings and prepare, conduct, and assist in technical presentations to customers
  • For awarded jobs, prepare job kick-off packages and meetings with relevant departments
  • Communicate within a “team-based” work environment and interact well with fellow employees and external customers
  • Maintain a tracking system to ensure all process, product, and cost changes are tracked and logged and then clearly communicate the impact of a change to the operations team
  • Maintain adherence to all Valiant TMS proposals and estimating policies and procedures

What you bring

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree or a technical College Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in process engineering in a production manufacturing environment
  • Experience in cost estimating and formulation of written proposals
  • Experience in heavy fabrication and machining is preferred
  • Skilled at technical data, drawing and print reading, interpretation, and understanding
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including advance level Excel capability
  • AutoCAD software experience a plus
  • Able and willing to travel out-of-country, if required

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 pension 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
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