BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Estimator

Location: Broad Oak - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Up to £36,000

What you’ll be doing:

  • Identifying optimum sources of supply, to compile a competitive estimate, in line with Project Bid requirements
  • Creation and compilation of Cost Model Estimates, in line with business and estimating processes
  • Monitor and report on market trends and movements, including `Last Time Buy` options and obsolescence risk mitigation strategies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key Project and Supply Chain related stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:

  • Estimating experience
  • Commercially aware, and able to establish strong working relationships with key suppliers
  • Attention to specification detail and its content
  • Ability to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities
  • Good communication skills


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Operational Procurement team:

Working alongside two Procurement Bids Leads, within the wider Operational Procurement team

Responsible for Projects covering Manufacturing, Training Services, Small Boats and Under Water Weapons

Key Programmes include Brimstone, PETC, M777, Falcon and TRAM

Key Customers include the U.K MoD, Canadian Navy and the United States Department of Defence

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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