Cost Estimating Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Plymouth, MN


Sista ansökningsdag 2024-08-31 Plats: USA - Plymouth, MN

Position Objective

Provide accurate quotes utilizing the proper resources while challenging what is normal to win new business.

Job Description

  • Estimate, quote, provide notes, expectations and interpret prints as well as determine work centers, establish standards, and recommend print revisions.
  • Consult with appropriate departments and investigate costs for accurate and thorough quotes.
  • Support development of costing systems that provide current and accurate cost information.
  • Conduct contract reviews on tooling orders.
  • Quote with the best technology available on the marketplace.
  • Ensure evaluation of latest technology and incorporation into how we quote by attending educational workshops and reviewing technical publications.
  • Put thought into how we quote by looking at different factors. e.g. press types, cycle times, manufacturing location, tool types etc.
  • Challenge manufacturing assumptions today to ensure we are driving continuous improvement.
  • Come to the quote review meetings with the best possible quote scenarios and present this as industry standard with having done the research in ensuring so.
  • Meet quote lead times, commitment dates and be capable of estimating all Trelleborg processes.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Visit manufacturing locations to keep up to date and look for opportunities to improve cost.
  • Able to complete financial plan as well as financial results.
  • Works effectively in a team environment contributing to team goals and objectives, with interactions within the Engineering Department, Headquarters Departments and relevant Plant personnel. 
  • Performs other duties and assumes accountabilities as apparent or as delegated, including mutually agreed upon objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering, Industrial Process Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum two years experience in an estimating or process engineering role required
  • Preferred knowledge of rubber or plastic manufacturing processes, estimating and preparing customer quotations
  • Critical thinker, self-driven, excellent communication and time management skills, ability to handle multiple projects at a time
  • Effective at reporting research results, analyzing information, estimating, strategic planning, attention to detail, informing others, and requirements analysis


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