Lead Costing Engineer
JOB TITLE: Lead Costing Engineer
EMPLOYER: Sumgait Technologies Park LLC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-15 LAST UPDATED: 2019-01-15 DEADLINE: 2019-02-14

Lead Costing Engineer


The Cost Engineer/Estimator supports the STP team and is accountable for the complete life‐cycle: Request for Estimation to Estimation.

Job responsibilities:

• This role coordinates, directs and leads estimating efforts to ensure optimum costing and coordination of projects and programs to ensure meets customer expectations and manufacturing requirements.
• Define Cost Estimate Scope: Define the project scope, time period, phases to be estimated, communication channels, and establish any boundaries for estimates or project requirements.
• Define Assumptions or Constraints: Identify any schedule or budget constraints, and how those will be resolved.  
• Develop Cost Element Structure: Identify everything defined in the scope to be costed.  
• Collect and Monitor Data: Collect and monitor data, manage risks, identify (if necessary) contingency plan, control changes and communication. Measure and report on progress. 
• Develop Cost Estimating Relationships: Use cost data to develop formulas/equations entered into the cost model. Formulas/Equations will be the basis for estimating costs as a function of and service level.  
• Document Approach: Provide documentation for each cost element, indicating sources of data, assumptions used and any other methodology or analysis.  
• Customer Review: Ensure that all expected costs have been properly presented to Customer for Review/Approval/Acceptance of the estimate. 
• Finalize Cost Estimate: Finalize the cost estimate. Maintain all files, data related to this project. 
• Preparing cost data for proposals and contract negotiations.  
• Determine project scope, define requirements, works with STP team and others to coordinate production, meet deadlines and customer requirements.  
• Follow the Estimating life‐cycle in accordance with prescribed standards and procedures. 
• Establish quote priorities based on evaluation and analysis of overall opportunities.  
• Develop and implement requirements for cost recording, reporting, and analyzing standards, programs, and reports. Performs performance monitoring and control functions for specific applications, including the consistent use of applicable procedures.  
• Provide financial reporting, trending data. Perform data analysis and development.  
• Develop and/or revise manufacturing processes, procedures, work instructions. 


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial, Civil or other related engineering field;
• Minimum of five years’ experience in Cost Engineering, Cost Estimating, planning, scheduling, estimating and other areas of project controls in a manufacturing environment;  
• Minimum of five years’ experience in the manufacturing, steel works industry;
• Intermediate level of proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office programs;
• Functional knowledge of accounting, financial accounting;
• Operating knowledge and experience of SolidWorks, design software and engineering tools;
• Proficient with computer programs and a working knowledge of new technology;
• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co‐workers, outside agencies, business partners, and consultants; 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Skills/Key Competencies:

• Strong communication skills both written and verbal;  
• Honesty, integrity and personal accountability;
• Strong customer service orientation;
• Positive leadership style and ability to create a high morale manufacturing environment;
• Autonomous, self‐starter;
• Superior planner and organizer;
• Holds self personally accountable;
• Demonstrated achievement orientation;
• Ability to facilitate and support growth of team members;
• Works effectively and productively with others;
• Employee development skills;
• Strong overall leadership skills/interpersonal skills;
• Competence in handling facility operations;

Additional info:

Salary will be discussed during interview process;
Benefits: Lunch, Corporate cell phone, Transportation;
Location: H.Z.Taghiyev settlement, Sumgait, Azerbaijan;
Working hours: Monday-Friday, 09:00 – 18:00, 5 working days a week;

Please indicate the name of the position “Lead Costing Engineer” in the subject line of the application e-mail and send to e-mail address cv@stp.az
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the further stages of the recruitment process.

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