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Estimating Engineer

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Middletown, CT, US

Company: Leggett & Platt


What you will be doing:

  • Coordinate requests with other Sales Engineers as needed to support area and respond to quotes within the appropriate time and bid closing requirements.
  • Work with and support Contract reps to develop new territories and accounts.
  • Follow up on all quotes prepared.
  • Building engineering estimates through MRP in detail including material and subcontract costs to develop a manufacturing process plan and identify proper work center.
  • Incorporate customer specifications into the estimate by working form blueprints, sketches, or other information to determine the best method of manufacture.
  • Identify material handling methods and resources required to produce and handle product.
  • Evaluate product and service marketability in terms of customers’ technical and manufacturing needs.
  • Act as the liaison between customer and process engineering until the transition is complete to production.
  • Ensure that the transition from the quote state to the order process stage is clear and precise with all procedures as referenced in the quoting guidelines followed with every level of detail applied.
  • Answer technical questions on product characteristics and intent.
  • Consult with manufacturing engineering and shop personnel in determining best manufacturing methods


We’re looking for someone with:

  • 5 years estimating experience in contract manufacturing OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and sequences.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration, recognition of individual strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Able to understand and interpret technical plans, specifications, and operations sheets, etc.
  • Computer literate (Windows, MS Office, E-mail, etc.)
  • Experience in MRP/ERP systems and SolidWorks (CAD)
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with hands-on activities.

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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