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Manufacturing Estimator in Wilmington, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Job Number: 32384

Manufacturing Estimator

Job Description:

Our client, a small, family-owned business in Wilmington, is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Estimator to add to their team. The Manufacturing Estimator will interpret and review blueprints and prepare estimates based on that information. The Manufacturing Estimator should be a self-starter and have strong communication skills. Compensation for the Manufacturing Estimator is $17 - $24, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits.


  • Interpret and review engineering diagrams (blue prints) for mathematical and technical accuracy

  • Prepare estimates based on material, manufacturing centers, sub-contractors, and skilled labor cost for each project and sub-project operation

  • Issue and obtain RFQ's for material and sub-contractors

  • Accurately input costing information

  • Organize and retain RFQ's and project information

  • Communicate with vendors and customers

  • Prepare detailed task and sub-task estimates, including unit cost determination

  • Perform mathematical calculations by applying standard factors

  • Assign material and staffing costs, document historical cost data and manufacturing methods and procedures to maintain current estimating standards and database

  • Identify and vet potential new vendors

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Experience with basic order of operations for the manufacturing of machined parts: manual, CNC mill and lathe

  • Experience working with MRP / CMR systems

  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office, email and internet


  • Familiar with ISO 9000

  • Familiar with fabrication techniques and material finishing

  • Mechanically minded

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to adjust to changing dynamics of industry

  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision

  • Quick learner motivated to research information applicable to job

Other Information:

  • All Manufacturing Estimator candidates must pass a pre-employment background and drug screening

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status


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