Cost Engineering is the application of scientific principles and techniques to problems of estimation; cost control; business planning and management science; profitability analysis; project management; and planning and scheduling. As a Cost Engineer you will be working under the Commercial Manager execute identified job tasks in a diligent and efficient way. To produce cost reports, analyses, and forecasts in order to facilitate improved cost control/reduction, and support the Operations team in delivering work scopes within budget.
For many reasons, the city is top of the list in the manufacturing of food, metals, and plastics. Manufacturing is one of the top industries in Chicago right now not only because of its central location, but also because of the opportunities the city provides. The city is emerging as a life science and biopharma hub and seems poised for even further growth, in CGT in particular. Chicago is home to established biotech and pharmaceutical companies like Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Baxter Healthcare, and Hospira as well as homegrown start-ups like Nanosphere and Ohmx.