Butech Bliss, a leading designer and builder of metal processing equipment has a current need for a Cost Estimator.  Cost estimators analyze blueprints and data in order to estimate the time, labor, and materials costs required to manufacture a product. Accuracy is crucial to our production, so all candidates must have attention to detail and be extremely focused on their work.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Must calculate production cost, labor time, and raw materials costs by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Contact vendors to request pricing for materials and outside services.
  • Decide whether it is more cost efficient to manufacture or to purchase the parts.
  • Write detailed proposals for manufacturing parts and submit to customers.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping of work area; keep all work areas clean and organized and all machines, tools, and equipment and work surfaces free of oil, grease, etc.
  • Willing to learn and take on additional tasks as assigned; other responsibilities as deemed appropriate or necessary by management

Education and Experience

  • Technical or engineering degree. High school diploma and strong work experience as substitute.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an estimator in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge in design, mathematics, mechanics, processing and production
  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, drawings, etc.
  • Ability to read and follow basic technical drawings and diagrammed instructions
  • Basic understanding of geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Knowledge of steel materials and alloys, welding, machining and manufacturing steps.
  • Knowledge of machining equipment – such as manual/CNC lathes, horizontal and vertical mills, drill presses.
  • Knowledge of safety rules and precautions necessary for working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment; cooperate and work proactively with others
  • Good communication skills; ability to communicate with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Good attendance and punctuality is a must; reliable transportation
  • Problem-solving with basic troubleshooting skills is required
  • Attention-to-Detail; values precision and adhere to a high quality standards

Butech Bliss offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical insurance premium at no cost to employee, $1,500 deductible and 100% paid once deductible is met, a $1,000 dental/eye reimbursement, 401K with employer match up to 4%, generous paid vacation, raises every 6 months, and much more.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter with salary requirements and application to:  Butech Bliss, 550 South Ellsworth Ave., Salem, OH  44460, Attn:  Human Resource. Visit to download an application.  Information may also be sent to [email protected].



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