Machine Shop Job Cost Estimator

Reports To: Vice President of Operations

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates to manufacture Blow molds, complex parts and assemblies.
·        Comprehend and envision fixture and tool design.
·        Structure job details for work orders.
·        Perform closed job review and cost analysis of jobs.
·        Consult with vendors, customers, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
·        Work with customers and staff to produce acceptable quotations.
·        Seek vendors for specialized services, obtain costs and lead time for all outside processes to support bid preparation.
·        Research prior job cost using databases for new estimates.
·        Run scheduling reports and schedule new jobs per estimated labor requirements and capacity.

·        5 years of experience in estimating or machine shop environment.
·        Must be proficient reviewing files in 3D CAD software.
·        Mold making experience a plus.
·        Machining experience with 5-axis a plus.
·        Ability to read and clearly understand engineering drawings.
·        Proficient computer skills, MS Office, especially Excel.
·        Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
· Able to work well with Shop Supervisor, machinists, designers, and programmers for part production analysis, as well as management.

401K, Health Insurance, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Paid Vacation and Optional Supplemental Insurance.

Holiday Pay

Tuition assistance

Air-Conditioned Shop

Please feel free to contact us via phone or email if you are interested in this new position
(517) -655-5481

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