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Price/Cost Analyst, Material Estimator (R2090)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Come join the growing Supply Chain organization within Shield AI! This role is responsible for completing Price Costs analyses of supplier provided proposals, as well as Supply Chain Material Estimates in accordance with USG requirements. This role may also support some compliance initiatives and special projects. This role will work closely with Pricing, Proposal Management and Engineering.
This role reports directly to the Director of Supply Chain Operations
You will have the opportunity to see the product you support firsthand (we are co located with Production)

Projects that you might work on:

  • Price Analyses of supplier proposals
  • Price Costs Analyses of supplier proposals in support of USG proposals and contracts
  • Supply Chain Material estimates
  • Help develop and mature our costed BOMs
  • Support and create Make/Buy analyses
  • Train others on price/cost analyses
  • Compliance- ensuring flowdowns and shred outs of contractual requirements
  • Supplier negotiations

Opportunity to:

  • Drive robustness to our SC processes
  • Establish relevant processes within Supply Chain, Compliance, Legal, Contracts etc.
  • Identify cost savings initiatives
  • Make/Buy analyses
  • Train others on price/cost analyses
  • Compliance- ensuring flowdowns and shred outs of contractual requirements
  • Negotiate with Suppliers

Required Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • 5-8 years of experience with a minimum of
  • 3 years of experience doing price costs analysis and 1 year of experience doing material estimating
    1 year of experience doing price costs analysis and 3 years of experience doing material estimating
  • FAR and DFARs experience
  • Experience in USG contracting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at an A&D company
  • Experience with composites or electronics
  • Master’s degree
  • Negotiations with suppliers as part of a negotiations team
  • Experience with OTA contracts
  • Experience in accounting or finance
  • Experience with standing up or implementing policies, processes or projects associated with USG contracting
  • #LI-JM1
Total compensation: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity (if applicable)
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background check.
Location guidelines-
Onsite = 5 days/week in office
Hybrid = Minimum 3 days/week in office
Remote = Remote but able to come to the office as requested for business needs
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.