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Estimator

Date: Mar 6, 2021

Location: Macomb, MI, US, 48044

Baker Industries, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a manufacturing partner for custom tooling, fixtures, & molds. Innovative solutions for ergonomics, lightweight, precision & speed.

Req. ID: 19547 

PRIMARY FUNCTION

 

Reviews, estimates and prices labor, materials, purchased items and outside services initiated by a customer's request for quotation. Responsible for estimating hours and material costs related to Requests for Quote (RFQs) received by client and potential clients.

 

Bring new Aerospace, Automotive, Mold, 3D Printing, contract CNC, and other industry customers to Baker Industries, A Lincoln Electric Company.

                         

 

JOB DUTIES AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Build business relationships with current and potential clients
  • Collaborate with management on sales goals, planning, and forecasting; maintaining short- and long-term business development plans
  • Provide lineup and assist with kickoffs with Project Managers
  • Track changes and customer caused issues & submit cost impacts to customer
  • Assist with technical knowledge, sales, estimating to existing customers as assigned
  • Cold calling; making multiple outbound calls to potential clients; closing sales and working with the client through the closing process
  • Travel as required to support new business development at new and existing customers, trade shows, conferences, etc.
  • Estimate realistic, accurate, and achievable hour/material costs so a competitive quote can be provided to the customer.
  • Determine price and lead time to be used for the quotation.
  • Confer with other individuals in manufacturing, purchasing and engineering for any additional information needed to prepare the quotation.
  • Responsible to develop and execute strategic sales growth with new and existing Aerospace customers.
  • Meet with approved outside vendors.
  • May write work orders
  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • High school diploma/GED, certificate in Machine Tool Technology or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with lead generation and prospect management
  • 3-5 years’ experience in additive manufacturing
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Four years of cold calling experience or related sales experience; knowledge of sales process from initiation to close
  • Ability to bring established relationships in the industry is a plus
  • Strong analytic, organization, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed
  • Must be able to deliver under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Process Engineering experience in aerospace and precision machining environment required.
  • Fly parts experience is required.
  • Technical skills in process engineering and quality assurance are required.
  • Aerospace tooling experience required.
  • Ability to quote from Catia and NX Models is preferred.
  • Cost accounting experience is strongly preferred.
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques knowledge preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Products and ability to learn other systems required

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans


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