Cost Estimator

Greensboro, NC 27407

Employment Type: Hybrid Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 94264 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

The Resource is seeking an Experienced Cost Estimator for our client, a leading company in automotive acoustical solutions, located in Greensboro, NC! This is a permanent, Direct-Hire opportunity that offers a salary range of $100,000-$120,000 per year, has a 1st shift schedule, and has a benefits package that includes Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, and more! This pivotal role involves the coordination, and oversight review of all part costing activities, ensuring efficiency and accuracy in service delivery. The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in manufacturing, specifically within the realms of diecutting, converting, and laminating processes. If you have proven experience in costing and product development and ready to shine in a new role, apply today!

- Lead the coordination and oversight of all part costing activities across North American Tiers and OEMs
- Utilize effective cost models and operational support systems for product costing and development
- Oversee engineering changes, material requirements planning (MRP), and bill of materials preparation to ensure accuracy and efficiency
- Conduct time studies, cost reduction initiatives, and competitive analysis to enhance manufacturing operations and reduce overhead
- Prepare standard operating procedures (SOP), quotes, and cost-benefit analyses to support decision-making processes
- Utilize analytical skills to solve complex problems, improve processes, and manage project costs effectively
- Foster effective teamwork, leadership, and communication across all levels of the organization.

- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Accounting or related field
- Proven experience in costing and product development
- Strong multitasking abilities and proficiency in production processes, manufacturing operations, and cost management
- Proficient in Microsoft Suite
- Outstanding problem-solving, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Familiarity with RFQ, RFP, cost models, operational support, cost engineering, project estimation, cost control, and process improvement methodologies.

- Competitive salary and benefits package
- A dynamic and supportive work environment
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement

Submit your resume online, or send directly to Jordan Milligan at to be considered for this position. For more information, please call our office at 336.970.5222

While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jordan Milligan

Jordan is a Direct-Hire Recruiter at The Resource, with experience in all aspects of the recruiting process from sourcing to closing. He's passionate about helping companies find their next great hire, and takes pride in helping candidates advance their careers.

Jordan would love to hear from you if you're looking for a new opportunity or have a job opening at your company that needs to be filled quickly. Be sure to connect with him on LinkedIn too!

Hobby: Playing guitar, Favorite getaway: The Outer Banks, Favorite Childhood Book: Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" (as a kid, I read every single book in this series multiple times), Favorite Band: Toto, All-time Favorite Vacation Destination: Barcelona, Spain

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