Cost & Planning Estimator - Aerospace Manufacturer

Placentia, CA 92870

Posted: 01/16/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: AEROSPACE & DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY Job Number: Ah98ry Pay Rate: $31.00 - $35.00/hour Branch: Anaheim Hills Division:

Job Description

A precision contract manufacturing company with ISO 9001 & AS9100 certifications is seeking an experienced Machine Shop Cost Estimator. This is a great place to work.

Job duties:

  • Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates.
  • Consult with vendors, customers, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Work with customers and staff to produce acceptable quotations.
  • Perform closed job reviews.
  • Seek vendors for specialized services, obtain costs and lead time for all outside process to support bid preparation.
  • Develop nonrecurring costs (tooling / programming).


  • 5 years of experience in estimating or machine shop environment.
  • Must be proficient in SolidWorks 3D CAD software.
  • Ability to read and clearly understand engineering drawings.
  • Proficient computer skills, MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Act as liaison between customer, engineers, subcontractors, internal production, and sales team.
  • GD&T knowledge.
  • BS Degree in a related manufacturing discipline or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be US citizen or legal permanent resident because we are an ITAR registered facility.

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Leslie Callari

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