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Aerotek Manufacturing Engineer in Placentia, California


Manufacturing Engineer/Cost Estimation Engineer


  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates for complex parts and assemblies.

  • Fixture and tool design.

  • Structure job details for work orders.

  • Perform closed job review and cost analysis of jobs.

  • Consult with vendors, customers, personnel in other departments to discuss and

  • formulate estimates and resolve issues.

  • Work with customers and staff to produce acceptable quotations.

  • Seek vendors for specialized services, obtain costs and lead time for all outside process to support bid preparation.

  • Develop nonrecurring costs (tooling / programming).


  • 5 years of experience in estimating or machine shop environment.

  • Proficient in SolidWorks 3D CAD software.

  • ISO9001 experience a must, AS9100 QMS experience a plus.

  • Aerospace experience a plus.

  • Machining experience with 5-axis a plus.

  • Ability to read and clearly understand engineering drawings.

  • Proficient computer skills, MS Office, especially Excel.

  • Able to work well with Shop Foreman, machinists and programmers for part production analysis, as well

  • as management.

  • GD&T knowledge.

  • BS Degree in a related manufacturing or the equivalent combination of education and experience

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.