Basel,

Responsibilities for this Position

Basel, Switzerland

Summary:

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers' journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.

We would like to take you on board as

Cost Estimator

in Basel. In this position you are responsible for submitting cost effective, competitive as well as comprehensive technical proposals to existing or prospective clients. As a Cost Estimator you are focusing and driving the technical accuracy of the quotations, delivering a perfect service to the end-customer while optimizing the future execution of the project.

Working under the direction of the EMEA Quotation Director, the role involves leading the organization and content development of the maintenance task database and disseminating technical competences throughout the worldwide Jet Aviation network, increasing the overall quotation efficiency and delivering a globalized customer experience.

Description/Tasks:

  • Support the development of complex and large contractual engagements (quotes, contracts, tenders etc.) by engaging with all the value chain stakeholders
  • Take responsibility for the financial and technical accuracy of all proposals, quotes and tenders released within the area of activity
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of the database
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the management

Qualification/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with substantial technical experience in aerospace industries
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); German and/or French are an asset
  • Knowledge of aviation regulations (ESA and/or FAA)
  • Experience in an international environment and used to working in large and multi-disciplinary teams or global companies
  • Ability to work with a minimal supervision and an efficient approach of working
  • Pro-active, forward thinking and self-motivated team player
  • Results driven - able to execute with high personal accountability

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Jet Aviation, where individuals are hired, employed, recognized, and advance based upon their individual skills and abilities and without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), status as a protected veteran or any status or characteristic protected from employment discrimination under applicable federal, state and local laws (EEO status). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, and opportunities for training and advancement.

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Basel,

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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