Cost Estimator- Quoting Engineer
Forest City Gear Company
Roscoe, IL

$40,000 - $90,000 a year


Position Overview:

This position will be responsible for the creation of sales estimations for make complete gears using customer supplied prints and specifications.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist in the development of relationships with current and new vendors
  • Production quoting for blanks, grinding, milling, drilling, hobbing, shaper cutting, and gear grinding
  • Key contact to customers
  • Identify and establish target pricing levels for standard materials
  • Communicate quote status to customers as needed
  • Must assist in pricing negotiations and pricing structures for quote generation
  • Identify and establish target pricing levels for standard materials
  • Critically analyze customer quote requests (usage, batch size, ect.)
  • Establish timely, creative, and effective solutions to maintain a positive relationship with suppliers, customers
  • Determine sequence of operations that need to be quoted
  • Comply with ITAR regulations

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Train others as needed
  • Work with office personnel on projects as needed
  • Conserves energy and organizational resources when possible


  • Experience in and/or knowledge of secondary machining operations and basic manufacturing operations including heat treat, turning, milling, drilling, and other operations.
  • Gear experience and/or knowledge a plus, not required
  • Microsoft programs proficiency, particularly in Excel for database creation and management
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year


  • parts processing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cost Estimating: 3 years (Preferred)
  • CNC Machining: 3 years (Preferred)
  • metal fabrication: 5 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location