Cost Estimator

Prestwick, South Ayrshire


Full Time



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A great opportunity has arisen with my client for a Cost Estimator on a permanent basis.

Role: Cost Estimator
Salary: Upon Application
Location: Prestwick
Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday (Days) – 40 hours per week


  • Understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Generate timely and competitive estimates
  • Generate critical path production plan based on scope of work received, to generate TAT estimation
  • Review engineering drawings, specifications and available tooling in order to develop costing information for development of quotations
  • Develop manhour & material quotations in response to customer request for quotation
  • Provide detailed estimates of work scopes in line with client requirements
  • Provides a point of contact for the customers in reference to RFQ’s
  • Liaise with production to ensure estimates are as accurate as possible
  • Develop, maintain, and upkeep library of MPD, SB, AD etc data
  • Analyse past inputs to ensure factor ratios used are relevant
  • Can read and understand aircraft maintenance manuals
  • Excellent communication skills required for customer liaison
  • Ensure any health and safety elements of work scope are identified
  • Work with the Planning team to ensure any major changes to work packs are correctly quoted
  • Work closely with the Commercial team to ensure all RFQs are actively responded to ensure all RFQs
  • Review performance against estimate pertaining to costs associated with contracts awarded
  • Actively support and participate in continuous improvements activities and team meetings

Experience & Qualifications

  • A330 Experience – essential
  • O level or GCSE A-C standard grades
  • Proven experience as an estimator or similar position
  • Familiarity with finance and project management principles
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset
  • Proficient in IT and use of software

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation –
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