Posted time November 14, 2023

Estimator, CNC Machine Shop (Full-Time)

$55,000–$85,000+ DOE

As an Estimator, CNC Machine Shop with Augustine Die & Mold, Inc. (ADM), you will own the lead role in responding to Requests for Quotes (RFQs) and developing competitive, cost-effective quotes for presentation to prospective and existing customers in a timely manner.  Apply your knowledge of CNC machining processes, materials purchasing, labor costs, quality control, and other techniques to maximize ADM’s cost-effective manufacture and on-time distribution of goods.  ADM offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package.


  • Receive and promptly review customers’ Requests for Quotes (RFQs).
  • Develop competitive, cost-effective quotes for presentation to customers in a timely manner using ShopTech E2 Shop System Estimating and Quoting Software.
  • Prepare work to be quoted by gathering blueprints, specifications, vendor pricing, and related RFQ documents.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Estimate manufacturing hours for each component determined to be manufactured in house.
  • Use knowledge of CNC machines and equipment to schedule items necessary to estimate production cycles.
  • Purchase raw materials by verifying specifications and price.
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery, and compliance to terms of contracts.
  • Monitor inventory items by verifying stock; schedule delivery.
  • Generate periodic (daily, monthly, quarterly) reports as required, including schedule attainment, machine utilization, scrap rates, etc.
  • Interact with shop floor management daily to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies.

Required Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a CNC Machine Shop Estimator using estimating and quoting software
  • Extensive knowledge of precision CNC machine shop operations, materials, and shop supplies
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Ability to plan, organize, and execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions
  • Excellent time-management, math, problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills
  • Negative Panel Drug Screen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using ShopTech E2 Shop System Estimating and Quoting Software
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100:2016 Rev. D Quality Management Systems


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 3–5 years of experience in machining cost estimating and materials purchasing required

Top Perks & Benefits:

  • Consistent schedule
  • Holidays Off with Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (Listed Below)


  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Safe Harbor Match
  • Annual Attendance/Holiday Bonus Eligibility
  • Life Insurance Option
  • Fitness Center Membership, Corporate Discount
  • Wellness Center Membership, Corporate Discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8-hour shift
  • Flexible schedule between business hours of 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Overtime as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Somerset, PA 15501: Reliably commute, or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)