Mechanical Estimator

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018156
Date Posted:May 30
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:

Our manufacturing client in Warren MI is seeking to hire a MECHANICAL ESTIMATOR.

JOB TYPE: Full time, contract. Minimum 90-day assignment. Possible convert to direct hire after 6 months of steady performance.

HOURS: Start Time 7:00 AM. Expect to work 50-60 hours per week. PAY: $30.00 per hour

SCOPE: Prepare cost estimates by analyzing customer’s scope of work, specifications, requirements and detailed mechanical content to create competitive bids.


  • Estimate content, scope, and costs for mechanical manufacturing, mechanical engineering, integration and tryout.

  • Complete understanding of quoted scope of work based on original estimated content, project line up, and documentation provided.

  • Maintain accurate matrixes of all estimates per project/job number.

  • Estimate work for past projects such as kits, product changes, and enhancements.

  • Participate in project team meetings.

  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.


  • Two years of experience in Estimating, Mechanical Design or proposals OR the equivalent of three years in tool assembly, system integration and mechanical manufacturing.

  • Experience in estimating highly preferred but not required.

  • Strong background in assembly systems and mechanical manufacturing in automotive tooling and integration required.

  • Familiar with robotic spot welding and MIG welding systems and equipment.

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing and engineering.

  • Ability to write quote letters using correct grammar and punctuation.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Familiar with AutoCAD.

Expected Hours of Work: This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.

Travel: This position requires some out of town and overnight travel.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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