• Principal Estimator

    Job Locations US-MI-Sterling Heights
  • Overview

    Be a part of a fortune 500 Combat Systems group and a global leader in the design, development, production, support and enhancement of tracked and wheeled military vehicles.  Our client has a 70 year defense heritage of providing a full spectrum of high quality, technically superior, high value products and services to the United States and its Allies.  Their employees are dedicated to making the Company the World’s preferred supplier of land vehicles and weapons systems.


    If you take pride in your work, want a challenge that inspires your best ideas, and enjoy being part of a winning team, this is the place for you.


    Principal Estimator

     (U.S. Citizenship Required*)

    Sterling Heights, MI



    • Plan, develop, calculate, analyze and prepare cost proposals for product and services.
    • Ensure proposals conform to company procedures and meet Federal Acquisition guidelines.
    • Assist analyzing the customer's requirements, translating those requirements into specific instructions to all internal functions, and monitoring responses for conformity to the instructions
    • Combine numerical data, either manual or electronic, together in a computer pricing model
    • Prepare summary analyses, reports and the submittal documents that consolidate cost and text into comprehensive volumes;
    • Participate on proposal teams as a Principal Estimator responsible for preparation and assembly of cost proposals
    • Support contract negotiations as well as internal and external audits.
    • Identify areas for process improvements and assist in implementation of revised processes.


    • Specific knowledge is required of how Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) impact the cost proposal process is preferred.
    • Direct first-hand cost proposal experience is desired. Experience in Program Management, Finance or Accounting would be beneficial.
    • Occasional travel to customer or vendor locations may be required.
    • Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills and have proficiency with standard Microsoft Office software applications.
    • Defense experience a plus.
    • Experience with ProPricer and Oracle preferred

    *U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business. Other degrees will be considered with relevant experience.


    Conditions of Employment:

    Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.


    About Our Company:

    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is dedicated to providing our clients with a high standard of quality products and services. For two decades, our reputation has been built on this dedication and the long-term relationships developed with some of the most prestigious companies in the aerospace and defense industries.  These business relationships give you the opportunities to not only find a job but to find one you can value and enjoy. We will be dedicated to you and to making your career a success.


    Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.


    Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


    Join a team that values your experience!


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