Our client, a manufacturer of metal stamping related products, is seeking an Estimator for its facility located near Fort Wayne, IN.
Estimator is responsible for the management of the Cost Estimating Process including the gathering of input cost data and preparation of quotation in accordance with our client's Cost Estimating System Work Instruction. This person may also serve as program manager for certain product/product change launches as assigned by the Director of Sales.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Possess knowledge of stamping and welding processes and capabilities.
Consult internally with other department leaders and externally with vendors personnel to discuss and generate quotes, resolve feasibility issues and develop cost saving suggestions
Have the ability to determine Blank calculations and layout.
Understand GD&T in addition to the ability to read blueprints.
Knowledge of tool estimating.
Familiar with material specifications and outside service requirements (i.e. heat treat, painting, plating, etc.).
Coordinate timely execution of Request for Quotes (R.F.Q.'s).
The Sales Estimator reports directly to and is fully accountable to the Director of Sales
Education and/or Experience:
Knowledge and experience in estimating required.
Manufacturing EngineeringDegree or equivalent work experiencerequired
Strong Mathematical skills
Good team work skills
Excellent time management skills
Strong Individual initiative
Excellent Problem solving skills
Proficient in MS Office
Read and understand CAD / Blue Prints and Specifications
Strong verbal and written communication skills