Bill of Materials Specialist

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United States of America
Camarillo, California
Job category:
Supply Chain & Logistics
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The Bill of Materials Specialist is responsible for documenting and creating Bill of Materials (BOM’s) for our ERP system (Epicor) that informs the Manufacturing teams daily production and all components necessary to manufacture our products to ensure accurate pricing, inventory accuracy and product fulfillment. Expedites the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Compiles and records production data for industrial establishment to prepare records and reports on volume of production, consumption of raw material, quality control, and other aspects of production.

Education Level:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or Project management.

Job Experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in manufacturing bill of materials.

  • 2+ years of cost estimate or related experience.

  • Experience in the automotive industry or product design is a must.

  • Exceptional Excel skills and proficiency in MS Office.

Skills/Special Training Required to Effectively Perform the Job:

  • Able to handle multiple tasks and must present exceptional prioritizing and organization skills.

  • Must be detail-orientated, self-motivated and able to work independently or team environment.

  • Good understanding of manufacturing systems (documentation, compliance, inventory control, production scheduling/controls, etc.).

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to carry out assignments in a timely, accurate manner and accomplishing tasks as required with little or no supervision.

  • Understanding of supply chain management of manufacturing parts.

  • Able to work on multiple tasks as a team member and/or ability to operate as an individual contributor.


  • Critical analysis of parts and processes to create and maintain an accurate Bill of Materials.

  • Oversee and improve upon existing BOM cost estimate framework, with rigorous attention to detail.

  • Coordinate with Engineering team to manage a preliminary Bill of Materials for new programs.

  • Track the preliminary Bill of Materials through the engineering and prototyping phase to maintain accuracy.

  • Document and assess cost estimate assumptions and risk parameters.

  • Evaluate and identify impact of program and sourcing changes on BOM.

  • Prepare detailed and summary level analyzes for management reporting.

  • Track and compare estimated versus actual costs and identify ways to improve accuracy and completeness.

  • Develop and maintain strong communication with program managers and staff.

  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation process.

  • Working with Engineering team on BOM template.

  • Integrate the Add/Delete parts list and work closely with the sourcing specialist.

  • Work on new BOMs configurations with ERP system, Epicor.

  • Interface with Engineers, Configuration Managers, and contract manufacturers on change requests to implement into bills of materials (BOMs) that align with company and vendor standards.

  • Communicating Bill of Materials information to the Materials and Purchasing Departments as it is captured.

  • Capture and document the individual components that comprise the Bill of Materials for each model.

  • Manage ERP Bill of Materials database and communicate configurator rules to Computer Services.

  • Maintain consistency and accuracy in describing parts and part numbers for production and documentation.

  • Auditing Bill of Materials when needed to ensure inventory accuracy.

  • Provide additional support and conduct special projects as determined by Management.

  • Liaison between materials and engineering departments.

  • Work closely with engineering design teams to create, structure and release BOMs, including part numbers, engineering change orders, and related technical drawings and documents.

  • Analyze and perform accurate resolution to any change management issues using related various system record releases, prints, Bill of Materials (BOM), receipts, purchase orders, mfg. work orders, production transactions, and customer maintenance records.

  • Generate and manage Engineering Change Requests to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to change control policies and procedures.

  • Interface with Engineers, Configuration Managers, and contract manufacturers on change requests to implement into bills of materials (BOMs) that align with company and vendor standards.

  • Performs documentation research for all parts/assemblies to be included in the Engineering Change Requests.

  • Create item part and document numbers, bills of material for change requests, which include review of description of change and rationale of change for clarity, errors and proper approval routing, accuracy and completeness for the preparation for change request promotion to change orders.

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of supply chain management of manufacturing parts

  • Willingness to take directions from multiple sources.

  • Customer-oriented, positive “can do” attitude.

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently.

  • Ability to be flexible and amenable to change in schedules.

  • Ability to implement programs in a timely manner.

  • Ability to project ideas skillfully and communicate effectively with all levels of persons in all walks of life.

  • Understanding of the manufacturing process

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic and highly interactive environment.

  • Adheres to tight and strict deadlines while maintaining quality and integrity of the product.

  • Teamwork, cooperation, positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Careers with Sandvik:

Sandvik offers a career opportunity with an international company that develops and creates cutting edge electric and hybrid technology. You will be part of a fast-growing establishment of highly motivated people who have a strong will to succeed. With us, you have substantial opportunities for personal development, and will be working with highly skilled colleagues. Sandvik provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans, paid vacation and 11 paid holidays.


Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at (805) 512-9955 Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0044513

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