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Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer – Dubai, UAE

  • Dubai
  • Salary: $75.000

Website ManpowerGroup Middle East ManpowerGroup Middle East

ManpowerGroup Middle East

Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer – Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Cost Engineer supports the proposal team and is accountable for the complete estimating life‐cycle: Request for Quotation (RFQ) to Quote.


Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer – Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  • The Cost Engineer supports the proposal team and is accountable for the complete estimating life‐cycle: Request for Quotation (RFQ) to Quote.

Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer . Responsibility

  • This role coordinates, directs and leads estimating efforts to ensure optimum costing and coordination of projects and programs to ensure team meets customer expectations and manufacturing requirements.


  • Commercial engineering team (Proposls Team)

Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer . Responsibility

  • The Costing Engineer is responsible for determining the current/expected material costs of Client supplied equipment to establish the budget during the execution of the project:
  • Work in conjunction with Category Managers, Engineering, and Sales to develop the best cost strategy for Projects
  • Lead the execution of the cost strategy utilizing quotations, vendor contracts, material costing database (MCDB), cost standards, and historical data
  • Elaboration of RFQ´s and technical/commercial evaluation
  • Host/Initiate regular sourcing progress review, check pending items, assign action plan to relevant people
  • Determine freight cost to the jobsite from the expected fabrication or ex-works location
  • Develop and maintain cost standards to assist in future costing
  • Develop and maintain files and records of current costs of equipment, products, and components
  • Develop Supply Chain Resource plan
  • Evaluate risk and contingencies to be included in proposal material costing
  • Review existing contracts to compare estimated versus actual costs
  • At project award, communicate to the execution team the costing strategy to be followed
  • At project completion, complete lessons learned on business plan/GPC/ITO Sourcing Dashboard results

Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer . Education and Experience Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Mechanical, Industrial or other related engineering field
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Cost Engineering, Cost Estimating, planning, scheduling, estimating and other areas of project controls in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in Oil & gas Industry
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the Water industry
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office programs
  • Mandatory to have Knowledge on mechanical fabrication (skids fabrication, pressure vessels, tanks)
  • Knowledge on the concepts of equipments/material certification (3.1, 3.2 certificates)
  • Operating knowledge and experience of AutoCAD, Ms Project (or Primavera), engineering tools
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO‐9001,
  • Knowledge and experience in ERP systems,
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co‐workers, outside agencies, business partners, and consultants
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Skills/Key Competencies:
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Honesty, integrity and personal accountability
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Positive leadership style and ability to create a high morale manufacturing environment
  • Autonomous, self‐starter
  • Superior planner and organizer
  • Holds self personally accountable
  • Demonstrated achievement orientation
  • Works effectively and productively with others
  • Employee development skills
  • Strong overall leadership skills/interpersonal skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Competence in handling facility operations

Cost Estimator/ Costing Engineer

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Textiles

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain

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