Manufacturing and Production

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USD50000.00-60000.00 per year

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Huntington, WV - (USA) 528 Fifth Ave. WV Huntington , WV 25708

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Job Description

The Estimator is responsible for generating sales quotes, facilitating a smooth transfer of information between customers and company, and supporting sales, finance, and operations as needed. The Estimator's activities will support the values, vision, mission, goals, and strategies of the company.


* 4 year Engineering Degree desired, preferably in Industrial, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent trade knowledge

* Strong mathematics foundation required. Work experience may be considered in lieu of minimum education requirements

* Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience

* Costing and estimating experience

Job Description:

* Analyze blueprints and customer requirements to prepare labor, machine, and material estimates

* Communicates effectively with customers on technical items

* Communicates effectively with sales, engineering, operations, outside services, and finance

* Ensure customer requirements are met via customer specifications and drawings

* Ensures that proper technical documentation and purchase order instruction are received from the customer at time of order and documented in the Job Quotation Worksheet (JQW)

* Ensure that customer requirements are documented in the JQW

* Issue quotations for job specific outside services as needed for machining, grinding, raw material, fixturing, hardware, transportation, etc

* Create pricing using company software

* Issue quotations to the customers

* Follows up on all outstanding quotations to successfully close the sale

* Keeps track of project time-lines to guarantee on-time delivery of finished goods

* Estimates repetitive and "similar" quote requests as outlined

* Order entry and customer assistance on all products as required

* Provides data and sales forecasts to management as requested

* Participate in daily production / planning meetings

* Generates purchase orders and reconcile material receipts daily

* Coordinates shipping / receiving of vendor orders (Raw Materials / Consumables)

* Coordinates shipping / receiving of customer orders

* Complete Certificate of Compliance (COC) for all completed jobs

* Maintain Sharepoint record retention for all completed jobs and vendor requirements

* Assists with inventory management, general office management

* Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

* Ability to sit or stand as needed to perform essential functions of the position

* Ability to periodically walk to other areas of the plant throughout the day

* Ability to use keyboard, reach above shoulder height, below the waist and lift and file documents throughout the work day

* Ability to tour customer's facilities and job sites if requested

* Ability to travel if requested by air and car

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Apply in person at 528 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701

(304) 529-3031

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