Estimating Engineer / Manufacturing

Eagle Creek, IN 46214

Posted: 06/25/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: EM-12 Compensation: $65-70K

Job Description

Eagle Magnetic, a magnetic sheet metal fabricator, is hiring an Estimating Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana.



This is a dynamic blended role of Estimating and Engineering. Prepare cost estimates for parts manufacturing. Analyze the scope, specifications and requirements of a part, and use various methods and tools to calculate the time, materials, labor, and equipment needed to manufacture it. Use your analytical mind to evaluate the risks, uncertainties, and contingencies that may affect part manufacturing, finishing, shipping, and scheduling.


Tap into your manufacturing engineer capabilities to design, develop, and optimize manufacturing processes and systems. Work closely with the Production, Quality Assurance, and Shipping Managers to ensure quality, efficiency, and safety of production and shipping operations. Reporting to the President, you will have an instrumental role in our growth and manufacturing advancements.



  • Prepare and review detailed estimates for parts manufacturing projects, including materials, labor, equipment, and overhead costs.
  • Research and evaluate recent technologies, methods, and materials to improve part manufacturing efficiency and quality.
  • Review and understand the part documents, such as drawings, specifications, contracts, and proposals.
  • Participate in customer site visits, and data collection as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate with the Eagle team, customers, vendors, and stakeholders throughout the estimating process.
  • Plan, design, and implement manufacturing processes, systems, and equipment, using engineering principles and best practices.
  • Identify and resolve any manufacturing problems, such as defects, errors, delays, or waste, using root cause analysis, corrective actions, and preventive measures.
  • Conduct research and development projects to improve the quality, efficiency, and innovation of manufacturing processes and products.
  • Prepare and maintain manufacturing documentation, such as reports, manuals, specifications, and drawings.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including manufacturing, quality assurance, and purchasing to ensure alignment of manufacturing goals and specifications.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant industry standards, regulations, and best practices.



  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or manufacturing engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in estimating or manufacturing engineering, preferably in a related industry.
  • Proficient in using software tools including estimating software, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Project, and ERP systems.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and quality with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet deadlines and quality standards
  • Knowledge of the relevant codes, standards, regulations, and best practices in the engineering field.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and contracts.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, statistical analysis, and data manipulation.
  • Certification from a recognized professional organization, such as the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) or the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE), is an asset.



Eagle Magnetic will reward your talents with a base salary of $65-70K. You will receive an exceptional employee benefits package that includes:


  • Premium zero-dollar deductible insurance plan for employee
  • 401k + match up to 3%
  • Vacation + PTO
  • 9 paid holidays off – includes the entire week before or the week of Christmas off (as workload and schedules allow)
  • Monday – Thursday work schedule
  • Weekly payroll



Eagle Magnetic Company, Inc. provides expert precision in magnetic shielding, metal fabrication, and machining. Our “no-compromise” Quality Manufacturing Processes have earned us a world-class reputation. We have invested in and maintain multi-axis metal cutting machinery, fabrication tools, and a skilled workforce to provide customized products. Since 1970, Eagle Magnetic has continued to be a strong force with proven history, success, and a bright future. With a recent generational change at the helm of the company, Eagle Magnetic is well-positioned for growth, innovation, and manufacturing advancements.


If you are an accomplished estimator with an engineering mindset, we encourage you to apply now.


For more information about Eagle Magnetic., please visit


Lauren Hasler, HR Consultant

Safari Solutions



Estimator / engineer / production engineer / mechanical engineer / manufacturing / metal fabrication / machining / magnetic shielding / Indianapolis / Indiana / quality control / QA 



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