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Senior Material Estimator

Long Beach, California; San Antonio, Texas; Mesa, Arizona Job ID 00000417536 Category Finance Post Date May. 19, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is looking for a Senior Material Estimatorto support BGS and the C-17 program in Long Beach, CA or Mesa, AZ or San Antonio, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads development of complex estimates and prices from complex technical requirements through the design, build and support stages of the program
  • Leads development and application of pricing strategies using innovative computational techniques
  • Leads business proposals, evaluates and makes recommendations based on complex requests for proposal and substantiates estimates and pricing
  • Leads development of complex estimating and pricing methods
  • Develops complex pricing models
  • Leads the evaluation and development of complex business cases
  • Leads and performs complex analyses and provides recommendations in support of pricing and estimating (risk, financial, competitive, etc.)
  • Determines database requirements and identifies new data sources
  • Leads the development/application/maintenance of unique and non-unique rates and factors for estimating
  • Leads compliance activities, policy and procedure development, deployment of new systems/tools, training development/delivery and internal audits

This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.  This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.  “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 5+ years of experience in a business-related function (including but not limited to: Finance, Contracts, Estimating, Procurement Financial Analysis, Business Operations, Supplier Management, Marketing & Sales)
  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft Excel application using formulas, VLookups, pivot tables, charts, filters, and linking worksheets
  • Experience supporting the contracting process

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with external customer and across multiple functions including Finance, Supplier Management, and technical disciplines
  • Ability to proactively apply problem solving skills
  • Works well independently, and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated with time management skills to meet tight schedules with first time quality
  • Ability to learn new systems & tools, estimating techniques, and gain program knowledge in a dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of contract acquisition process and regulations including TINA

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+8 years' related work experience, 14 years' related work experience, etc.)


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


This position is for 1st shift.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage, and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and several programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range:   Mesa, AZ and San Antonio, TX $106,250 – $143,750

                                        Long Beach, CA $113,900 $154,100

Applications for this position will be accepted until June 4th, 2024.

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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