CNUD-EFCO is the preferred engineering and solution provider for the float glass manufacturers with special focus on the tin bath and annealing sections of the process.
For more than 55 years, our aim has been to develop high level solutions for thermal treatment of glass including research, design, construction and maintenance.
These solutions will continue to contribute to maximize the thermal part of the manufacturing process and to secure the successful introduction of new products by existing and new customers.
CNUD EFCO designs and delivers independently working machines.
The design office has both mechanical and electrical design engineers.
CNUD-EFCO Operations is part of GRENZEBACH GROUP.
As a cost estimator you will play a key role in the CNUD EFCO’s activities related to estimation of time and materials required to manufacture a product or to provide a service.
In order to make these estimations you will collect and analize data, proposals and documents and than prepare the time, cost, and labor estimates for their company as well.
You will also plann new projects, consult with colleagues on cost-related issues and conduct cost control for existing projects.
You may be required to give presentations related to costs for managers in your company. In making presentations and presenting analyses, you must be capable of explaining technical concepts to a variety of audiences.
As a cost estimator work tasks include, but are not limited to:
Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
Gather information on materials needed (standards, catalogues, etc ), labor required, and other factors, like finding subcontractors for some operations or possible suppliers for special materials or components.
Read blueprints and technical documents in order to prepare estimates (base of orders, quality requirements, finishing, packing and/or delivery requirements)
Collaborate with engineers, plant process supervisors, suppliers and/or subcontractors on estimates
Use computer software to calculate estimates, including databases with information on the costs of other similar projects or products.
Evaluate a product’s cost-effectiveness or profitability
Recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable
Work with sales teams to prepare estimates and offers for clients (customers)
Meet deadlines in order to prepare price offers.
Calculates the cost of developing, producing, or redesigning a company’s good or service. Accurately predicting the cost, size, and duration of future manufacturing projects is vital to the survival of businesses.
Analyse many inputs when making calculations in order to determine how much time and materials a project needs and how profitable it will be. These estimates have to take many factors into account, including technological scrap (wasted material), shipping and transport costs, and other factors that can increase costs
Bachelor’s degree in engineering,
Strong background in materials & industrial processes field or in a similar position.
Good knowledge of industry processes, materials, and costs.
Good written and oral communication skills in English is required
Knowledge of a 3D package, ideally SolidWorks/AutoCad, Creo
You are proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word & Excel required).
Analytical thinking and detailed oriented
Able to work efficiently and accurately.
You are creative and eager to learn
You are stress resistant person
Your ‘intellectual curiosity’ is a drive to improve step by step
You are a self-starter with attention to detail and you have the ability to prioritize, to work on several projects simultaneously and to meet the agreed deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills, results oriented, open-minded, analytical & combining conceptual insight with a hands-on approach
You are a team player and like to communicate with others throughout the organization
You are well-structured and have a professional attitude
Willingness to travel occasionally worldwide for periods up to 1 weeks for customer-visits and/or technical discussions together with the sales manager or the project engineer