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Senior Pricing & Estimating Analyst (BOM)

at General Atomics and Affiliated Companies

Posted: 3/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3719075

Job Description

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity as a Pricing Analyst - Estimator in our Contracts group in Poway, CA. 

Under limited supervision, prepares bills of material and labor estimates for hardware proposals.  Assists in support of pre-award, post-award and fact finding audits.  Coordinates with other disciplines to gather actuals and estimates.
  • Creates bills of material and labor estimates using the company developed Cost Estimating system.
  • Analyzes data results for logic, completeness and applicability in accordance with policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Solicits inputs on incomplete/inaccurate data for estimates.
  • Applies escalation and adjustment factors as required.
  • Prepares consolidated bills of material for Procurement’s use in soliciting quotes.
  • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for products, projects, or services.
  • Performs pre-award, post-award and fact finding audits.
  • Interprets FAR and CAS regulations relating to pricing.
  • Develops and maintains pricing spreadsheet. Prepares reports, charts, and graphs of findings.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job ID#

Job Category
Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing, Finance/Accounting

Travel Percentage Required
0% - 25%

Full-Time Salary


San Diego

Clearance Required?

Senior Pricing & Estimating Analyst (BOM)

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and ten or more years of experience in finance, accounting, or business administration in a manufacturing environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of pricing and purchasing theories, concepts and principles. Must possess project management skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret complex data and develop solutions to a variety of highly complex problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (4) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on external projects; and (5) excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.