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Engineer / Estimator / Fabrication

Manufacturing Company Addison, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop complete manufacturing and assembly cost estimates for existing and new customer projects based on the specifications, drawings and CAD data provided.
  • Assist customers in defining design for manufacturability problems, make recommendations and provide solutions.
  • Gather all necessary information from the customer to provide a complete and accurate scope of work description at new product introduction (NPI) meetings.
  • Create within the ERP system comprehensive manufacturing workflow instructions including bill of materials, step-by-step routings and cycle times.
  • Implement updated processes for new or changed customer requirements.
  • Provide technical and other engineering assistance in a timely fashion to various departments as needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the field of process engineering by active participation in related professional societies and regularly reviewing current technical literature.
  • Investigate and approve or disapprove manufacturing processes or materials change requests.
  • Prepare quotations for fabricated component and assemblies reflecting existing engineering specifications along with new business opportunities.
  • Present quotes with customers and sales team to help secure new business awards.
  • Assist in the development of new strategic sources for outside processes and technical manufacturing support.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Basic business writing skills and ability to produce quality reports that are well organized, clear and concise in a timely manner
  • Must be a pro-active, self-starter who is flexible and possesses exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with management, team members and vendors
  • Must practice exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills both written and oral
  • Familiarity with external specifications (materials, finishes, hardware)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Mechanical or manufacturing engineering desired
  • 3+ years of manufacturing cost estimating experience preferred
  • Detailed understanding of metal fabrication principles
  • Proficiency with Solid Works and ability to read and interpret blueprints and CAD a must
  • Familiarity with laser, press brake and turret presses.

Manufacturing Company

Why Work Here?

Great opportunity for a hardworking individual with a growing Company

We are a leading custom job shop, with state-of-the-art capabilities that include tooling, stamping, fabricating, and machining. We manufacture precision metal work for a wide variety of industries, including Automotive, Aerospace, Telecommunications, and Electronics.


Addison, IL