Senior Estimator in Chicago, IL at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a professional, accurate and resilient individual to develop quotations which encompass the total cost of manufacturing packaging Solutions and manage the project through Manufacturing. The ideal candidate will have the capability to analyze drawings and specifications, estimate and price labor, materials, and outside services needed to complete the project. This candidate will be creative, flexible, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and design prints for concept models

• Participate in proposal development, concept development, and machine component sizing

• Fully responsible for internal fit and function as well as interfacing with surrounding or adjacent equipment

• Assist Sales Team with estimates, as necessary

• Coordinate with Engineering & Project Management to assist in defining the project scope, schedule, and cost

• Schedule and conduct appropriate meetings to present design thoughts and discuss concepts

• Address questions regarding the scope of a project and communicate any schedule or cost changes with the Project Manager

• Resolve and document issues that arise during the project

• Confer with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate the production process

• Reverse engineer customer equipment


• Working knowledge of dimensioning, tolerancing, and drafting symbology related to welding, sheet metal, structural steel construction and other related disciplines

• Strong mechanical knowledge of manufacturing equipment and tooling

• Excellent problem-solving skills

• Strong time management skills

• Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented environment is essential

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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