Manufacturing Estimator

We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Manufacturing Estimator to join our team!

Job Details Description
Employment Type



Pay based on skills and experience.


Auburn, CA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Determine manufacturing steps/processes, equipment requirements, programming requirements, set up operations, material, labor, and other items necessary to perform work.
  • Calculate production costs using labor, raw material and processing price estimates.
  • Prepare formal price and delivery quotations for management and customers.
  • Communicate with customers on proposals, quotations, and projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of work instructions for new and revised existing projects.
  • May have other duties assigned or required.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work effectively and efficiently with limited supervision.
  • Must be a US citizen.
Education and Experience
  • 10+ years of Machine Shop Estimating/Quoting experience of medium to high complexity parts, including knowledge of setup and operation of a diverse range of machines. Quoting experience must be with CNC Mill and Lathe operations in a Job Shop environment.
  • Extensive experience/knowledge in reading, analyzing, and understanding technical specifications, drawings, bills of material, material, and process specifications, quality documentation, and associated documentation.
  • Extensive knowledge of the types of tooling required for specific applications.
  • Experience with the planning and manufacturing modules of ERP systems. 
  • JobBoss and CNC programming experience is a plus.
  • Extensive experience with the machining of different types of materials.
  • Knowledge of practical use of inspection and measurement tools in part dimensions.
Physical and Mental Demands
  • Frequently moves about the office and machine shop to gather information and perform work.
  • Frequently works at a computer performing research, documentation review, quoting, communicating with customers, and other activities for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently communicates with managers, technical staff, and coworkers in the performance of job duties. 
  • Must be able to maintain a clean and organized work area.
Armstrong Manufacturing & Engineering Benefits
  • We offer competitive wages
  • 100% employee medical benefits paid
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Vacation (1 week after one year, 2 weeks after two years, 3 weeks after 5 years)
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