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Experienced Estimator and Pricing Specialist

Saint Charles, Missouri Job ID 00000405234 Category Security Clearance Post Date Feb. 15, 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 has an exciting opportunity for an Estimating and Pricing Specialist in Saint Charles, MO.

This position offers the opportunity to enhance a candidate’s knowledge of the acquire process, as well as the overall execution of the business. Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) in Saint Charles has a broad portfolio of programs and customers, both domestic and international. As a member of the Weapons Estimating team the successful candidate may have the opportunity to support to both Direct Attack and Cruise Missile weapons programs, gaining broader experience and visibility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and interface with Contracts & Pricing, Supplier Management, Procurement Financial Analysis, Engineering, Program Management, Material Estimating and other functional organizations

  • Understand and analyze the labor requirements, develop estimating plans, obtain data, and prepare estimates of labor costs for new business opportunities and current contract mods

  • Prepare Truth in Negation Act (TINA) compliant cost volumes for submittal in proposals to Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and United States Government (USG) customers, as well as cost volumes for commercial and competitive proposals

  • Develop the basis of estimate, provide supporting details such as tasks, actual cost incurred, analogies, or cost estimating relationships, and providing pricing of the overall effort

  • Support the acquisition process by supporting customer fact finding, negotiations, and sweep activities

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 requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree in at least one of the following fields: Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics

  • Experience working on government proposals, to include Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) compliant proposals  

  • 3+ years of experience working with Microsoft Office Suite

  • 3+ years of experience in cost estimation

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Ability to proactively apply problem solving skills

  • Ability to work well independently, and as part of a team

  • Ability to learn new systems & tools, estimating techniques, and gain program knowledge in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with external customer and across multiple functions including Finance, Supplier Management, and technical disciplines

  • Demonstrate analytical or estimating capabilities

  • Experience with time management skills to meet tight schedules with first time quality

Typical Education/Experience: 

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 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 a number of 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: $84,150 - $113,850

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.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

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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