Bid Costing Manager at Belcan (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Job Title: Bid Costing Manager
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Area Code: 570
Zip Code: 15222
Start Date: Right Away
Keywords: #bidcostingmanager #pittsburghjobs

* Medical / Health Benefits with multiple plan options, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental and Vision / glasses / prescription contact lens and eye test options available.
* On the job training / cross-training to develop and expand skills, creating opportunity for advancement and personal development. Tuition reimbursement available for relevant development opportunities.
* Life Insurance, disability insurance, and voluntary life insurance for family members available. Accident and critical illness insurance optional.
* Scheduled performance reviews create opportunities for advancement and pay increases.
* We have many success stories from individuals who took advantage of the training, cross-training, and personal development opportunities for advancement. We also have success stories of individuals who desired a reliable, scheduled and consistent career with appropriate work-life balance, health benefits and good job security. Whichever way you define success, this work culture cares about team members and treats each individual with dignity, inclusion, respect and recognition.
* A Referral Program compensates active employees for referring friends and former colleagues when the referral results in hiring the person. Our team has grown with referrals and internal promotions.

Prepare quick costing during pre-tendering phase, based on product cost database and return of experience from project execution
Support the Bid manager in the preparation of the IFQ (Instruction For Quotation), in accordance with pricing strategy
Define the cost structure for the bid according to RFP (terms and conditions, etc), sales requirements, etc
Define target cost per activities and/or sub system in coordination with Bid sub-system managers, matching with winning price and identified gaps versus Reference Solution
Lead cost estimation activities based on target cost approach with all participating units and metiers
Lead cost improvement actions to reach tender cost /target price using all competitiveness levers, and challenge the contributors
Lead a collaborative work with Finance Tender Manager to optimize Financial costs (bonds, financing, hedging, insurance, taxes, etc), and to improve overall competitiveness of the bid
Consolidate tender costs commitment and selling price as per financial rules and in the consolidation tool (Mercury/2.1/ or Ody.C)
Control the level of robustness of the costing (consistency between scope of work, costing received and planning), and use the Costing robustness assessment grid
Support proactively the Bid manager and the Finance Tender Manager during the tender validation process
Prepare the Costing package for TRM (Tender Review Meeting) (cost analysis/bridges, standard report, cash curve, etc), and support the tender leader on the preparation of the pricing sheet for the customer
Lead cost estimation activities, in coordination with Bid sub-system manager, for changes discussed with the customer during negotiation phase and update the cost commitment
Transfer tender costing data (with related assumptions) to Project (TTM / Tender Transfer Meeting) + variance analysis (from TRM/ Tender Review Meeting -->TTM/ Tender Transfer Meeting)
Support on demand the Project team on costing for variation orders

Engineering degree and/or Business School
Certified Cost Professional
Minimum 5 years of experience in Industry
Experience in Railway industry

Knowledgeable of Costing, in similar industry
Ability to recognize product and associated costs, and understand operational flows (engineering, manufacturing, industrial, etc)
Ability to analyze and challenge contributor's commitments
Ability to define cost impact of terms & conditions
Sufficient awareness of financial rules and contractual aspects (bonds & guarantees, )
Experience in Value analysis, Product cost and Cost models
Rigor and good analytical skills
Fluent in English
Results and data driven
Ability to work in network (with Bid manager, Tender leader, Finance Tender Manager, other contributors)
Good communication skill (presentations, synthesis, relationship with contributors )

If you are interested in this role, please apply via the apply now link provided. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at

Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the engineering, IT, and professional fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at

Titulo del puesto: Gerente de costos de ofertas
Ubicacion: Pittsburg, PA
Codigo de area: 570
Codigo Postal: 15222
Fecha de inicio: Inmediatamente
Palabras clave: #bidcostingmanager #pittsburgjobs

Preparar costos rapidos durante la fase previa a la licitacion, en funcion de la base de datos de costos del producto y el retorno de la experiencia de la ejecucion del proyecto
Apoyar al Bid manager en la elaboracion del IFQ (Instruction For Quotation), de acuerdo con la estrategia de precios
Defina la estructura de costos para la oferta de acuerdo con RFP (terminos y condiciones, etc.), requisitos de venta, etc.
Definir el costo objetivo por actividades y/o subsistema en coordinacion con los gerentes de subsistemas de licitacion, coincidiendo con el precio ganador y las brechas identificadas versus la Solucion de referencia
Liderar actividades de estimacion de costos basadas en el enfoque de costo objetivo con todas las unidades y metiers participantes
Liderar acciones de mejora de costos para alcanzar el costo de licitacion / precio objetivo utilizando todas las palancas de competitividad y desafiar a los contribuyentes
Liderar un trabajo colaborativo con el Gerente de Licitaciones de Finanzas para optimizar los costos financieros (bonos, financiamiento, cobertura, seguros, impuestos, etc.) y mejorar la competitividad general de la oferta.
Consolidar el compromiso de costos de licitacion y el precio de venta segun las reglas financieras y en la herramienta de consolidacion (Mercury/2.1/ o Ody.C)
Controle el nivel de solidez del costeo (coherencia entre el alcance del trabajo, el costeo recibido y la planificacion) y use la tabla de evaluacion de solidez del costeo
Apoyar proactivamente al Bid manager y al Finance Tender Manager durante el proceso de validacion de ofertas
Preparar el paquete de Costing para TRM (Tender Review Meeting) (analisis de costos/puentes, informe estandar, curva de efectivo, etc.) y apoyar al lider de licitacion en la preparacion de la hoja de precios para el cliente.
Liderar las actividades de estimacion de costos, en coordinacion con el administrador del subsistema de ofertas, para los cambios discutidos con el cliente durante la fase de negociacion y actualizar el compromiso de costos.
Transferir datos de costos de licitacion (con suposiciones relacionadas) al Proyecto (TTM/Reunion de transferencia de licitacion) + analisis de variacion (de TRM/Reunion de revision de licitacion -->TTM/Reunion de transferencia de licitacion)
Apoyar bajo demanda al equipo del proyecto en el costeo de las ordenes de variacion.

Grado en Ingenieria y/o Escuela de Negocios
Profesional de costos certificado
Minimo 5 anos de experiencia en Industria
Experiencia en la industria ferroviaria

Con conocimientos de costos, en una industria similar
Capacidad para reconocer el producto y los costos asociados, y comprender los flujos operativos (ingenieria, fabricacion, industrial, etc.)
Capacidad para analizar y cuestionar los compromisos de los contribuyentes.
Capacidad para definir el impacto de costos de los terminos y condiciones
Conocimiento suficiente de las normas financieras y los aspectos contractuales (fianzas y garantias, )
Experiencia en Analisis de Valor, Costo de Producto y Modelos de Costo
Rigor y buenas habilidades analiticas.
Fluido en ingles
Basado en resultados y datos
Capacidad para trabajar en red (con Bid manager, Tender leader, Finance Tender Manager, otros colaboradores)
Buena capacidad de comunicacion (presentaciones, sintesis, relacion con los colaboradores)

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Belcan es un proveedor global de servicios de ingenieria, contratacion tecnica y TI para clientes de los sectores aeroespacial, industrial y gubernamental. Belcan disena mejores resultados a traves de servicios adaptativos e integrados, desde motores a reaccion, fuselajes y avionica hasta vehiculos pesados, procesamiento quimico y ciberseguridad. Belcan adopta un enfoque de asociacion para brindar soluciones orientadas al cliente que sean flexibles, escalables y rentables. Nuestras capacidades unicas nos han llevado a un crecimiento y exito continuos durante mas de 63 anos. Somos un empleador con igualdad de oportunidades impulsado por el equipo y comprometido con la diversidad de la fuerza laboral.
More Information on Belcan
Belcan operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Cincinnati, OH. Belcan was founded in 2022. It has 3930 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 96 open jobs at Belcan, click here.
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