Come join a leader for over 160 years in the defense industries!
Kingsford, MI 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Do you love the outdoors? Located in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Job includes opportunities to immerse yourself in the breath-taking natural beauty of the outdoors, with picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes and scenic trails right at your door step. Enjoy work-life balance in a serene environment that fosters a deep connection with nature and offers abundant recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Whether you’re just starting or looking to further your career. Come apply with us at Trident Maritime Systems – Heavy Equipment Group. We offer 3-, 4- and 5-day work weeks.
Join us where you can work and play.
Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 401K contribution

  • Long Term & Short Term Disability, Basic Life at no cost to the employee

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurances

  • Paid Holidays

  • Fitness company contribution

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Company Events

  • Excellent PTO policy


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Prepare cost estimates in support of customer’s request for quotes and bid proposals.

MAJOR DUTIES: 1. Interface with Sr. Estimators, Program Managers, Sales, Purchasing, and Engineering as required to determine the scope of material and labor needed in support of an estimate. 2. Consult with Engineering and Manufacturing to determine process capability, manufacturing methods, and make vs. buy decisions. 3. Interface with manufacturing personnel to estimate the cost of the manufacturing processing including work centers to be utilized, required tools and their costs, set up time, and man-hour estimates including application of efficiencies and learning curve theory. 4. Quantify estimated material, direct labor, and application of indirect rates to formulate an overall estimated cost. 5. Participate in Bid/No Bid decisions after review of bid requests to determine whether job is suitable for current capabilities. 6. Research potential sources of supplies. 7. Prepare Requests for Quotes to obtain material and component pricing. 8. Develop and maintain an estimating file system for all estimates. 9. Attend cost and price reviews and present cost estimates and risk assessment to management team for utilization in the development of pricing strategies. 10. Consult with accounting department to assure that current labor and overhead rates are used. 11. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION PREFERRED/SPECIAL NOTES: · Associates Degree in related field, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED/SPECIAL NOTES: · 3-8 Years of experience in Manufacturing, Cost Estimating, Purchasing or related field. · Must have a strong Communications, Analytical and Computer Skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: · Job often requires long hours of sitting/computer usage  
Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities/Affirmative Action Employer.
We comply with Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.


Job Summary
Start Date
2 weeks
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Required Education
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