• Sheet Metal/Machining Estimator

    Job Locations US-CA-North Hills
  • Overview

    This company was founded in 1986 and extend from custom engineered products to manufacturing and repair for private aircrafts. Located in North Hills, CA, they take pride in their long tenured employees (120 employees with an average of 10 years). They also emphasize an entrepreneurial culture, as they believe that each employee adds value and can make a significant impact within the company.


    In this role, you will have the opportunity to be directly responsible for estimating the costs of complex fabricated sheet metal and machined parts to meet customer RFQ’s. 


    Benefits include (but are not limited to):  PTO, standard holidays, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with some matching, a potential bonus structure (based on company/individual success), and annual company parties such as BBQs, chartered fishing trips and the like.


    • Review customer RFQ's and blueprints to determine material and labor requirements, processing and job routing

    • Communications with customers to accurately define requirements and expectations.

    • Work with outside vendors/services to achieve best prices and lead times.

    • Consolidate all outside costs and internal costs associated with process time in programming, machining/fabrication, finishing and QC.

    • Create detailed quotes providing prices and estimated date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm’s production, delivery schedules, and capacity.

    • Proactively follow up with customer after quote is issued.

    • Work with shop management and planning to ensure all data for quoting is accurate before RFQ is completed

    • Communicate with customers to define requirements and expectations.

    • Support sales team and management to interface with customers.

    • Consistently reviews schedules to meet customer deliveries and lead times.

    • Communicates with sales department to discover opportunities to supply product and/or services.

    • Assist sales department and management with technical questions pertaining to estimations.

    • Maintains assigned metrics to meet customer orders. Manage quote log on a daily basis and ensure updated at all times.


    • Ability to perform the above duties 
    • Must have experience in manufacturing or fabrication/machine shop 
    • Well versed in reading blueprints and GD&T 
    • Solidworks and or Mastercam programming experience a plus 
    • Engineering background preferred 


    AMC is an an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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