Labor Estimator/ Industrial Engineer - copy in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Industrial Engineer/ Labor Estimator

Work as a key member of the proposal team to developassembly labor rates with operations and support engineering.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

  Why Ducommun?
  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Serve in a team enviroment, in person, where experiences and skills can be shared for the overall success of the programs
  • Support proposal development customers by calculating labor costs and evaluating the customer’s technical data package
  • Review work instructions, specifications, drawings, verbal instructions, and interpret for labor requirements
  • Develop Indented Bills of Material from Customer Furnished Technical Data Packages as needed
  • Develop labor requirements, estimates, Friedman’s curve and make recommendations
  • Assists with overall proposal development and grow professionallly with the proposal team
  • Partipate in labor time studies as required
  • Perform other professional Industrial Engineering tasks as required

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill in reading and interpreting electrical schematics and specifications
  • Planning and organization skills—prioritization, resource allocation, multi-tasking
  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including e-mail, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint\\
  • Analytical skills to prepare most competitive/profitable proposal
  • Thorough working knowledge of manufacturing processes and capabilities; technical knowledge to understand cable fabrication
  • Understanding MFG drawings; Able to convert and read CAD, Gerber data
  • Understand bill of material structures
  • Understanding of electronic component verbiage; Understanding of basic circuit board process (Thru Hole, SMT)Work closely with Manufacturing, Test, and Quality Engineers

Required Experience and Education

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Engineering related Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years progressive experience performing estimating functions or B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Preferred but Not Required

  • B.S. Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Software experience with SupplyWin, BAAN MRP, Propricer, Access/SQL, Visio, and Microsoft Project
  • Six Sigma Certifications or courses

This is a generic job posting for a Industrial Engineer/ Labor Estimator.  Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity EmployerVeterans/Disabled

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled