General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Senior Staff Pricing & Estimating Analyst (BOM) in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 17247BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Senior Staff Pricing & Estimating Analyst (BOM)

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

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

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.

Under minimal 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 Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and fifteen or more years experience in contracts, subcontracts, estimating and pricing in a manufacturing environment. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate an in-depth 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 unusually 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.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.