Job Description:

  • Compute costs by identifying materials, purchased items, fabrication processes and time requirements using established rate tables per blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Work with Purchasing Department to solicit and collect material costs.
  • Work with Engineering Department to identify optimal material utilization and fabrication methods.
  • Work with Production Department to establish fabrication rates and options for fabrication methods.
  • Maintain metrics related to quality and timeliness of estimates supplied to customers and win / loss ratio of estimates submitted.
  • Review and recommend updates to work center rates and rate tables.
  • Regularly review Job Costings to establish accuracy of estimates and estimating process.
  • Solicit feedback from Production to improve estimating accuracy.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing duties within the Estimating Department and other Departments, including Production, as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive metal fabricating blueprint reading and the ability to interpret and analyze specifications and tolerances.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Communication skills to interact with Customers, Suppliers, and co-workers.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior.
  • Value team accomplishments over personal/individual accomplishments.
  • Continually drive improvement.
  • Well organized with excellent time management skills.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, superiors and subordinates.
  • Desire additional responsibility and leadership. o Self-directed, self-reliant and resourceful.
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Provide a positive influence on employee morale.
  • Demonstrate ownership and accountability for the goals of the organization.