Senior Applications Engineer/Estimator
Position: Senior Applications Engineer/Cost Estimator
Location: SHELBY TWP, MI
We are seeking a skilled Senior Applications Engineer/Cost Estimator to estimate job costs and create quotes based on part assembly requirements, customer specifications, and extensive application experience.
· Assess customer RFQs and provide comprehensive quotations and pricing breakdowns to the Account Managers.
· Collaborate with Account Managers or customers directly to obtain quote lineups.
· Work closely with Account Managers to determine machine layouts and concepts for accurate quoting.
· Source component pricing and collect quotes from vendors.
· Deliver pricing breakdowns with detailed labor and material content for all quotes.
· Develop customer-specific pricing breakdowns for certain RFQs.
· Handle any follow-up information requested by Account Managers.
· Maintain a comprehensive pricing reference guide for purchased components.
Skills & Experience
· Possess technical expertise in assembly machinery processes and preferred industry techniques.
· Demonstrated knowledge of assembly machinery, particularly in powertrain assembly, axle, and transmission assembly.
· Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks preferred.
· Ability to create simple yet effective assembly line layouts and visualize machine concepts.
· Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally to customer sites.
· Must hold a valid driver's license.