Machine Planner/Estimator

Mar. 8 2022

Machine Planner/Estimator

Job Description

Custom Engineering Company is currently seeking to hire a Machine Planner/Estimator. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read and interpret customer drawings and specifications
  • Estimate all machining operations for both quotes and orders to meet company profit expectations. 
  • Develop manufacturing plans based on customer drawings, specifications & requirements.
  • Responsible for requisitioning some materials and services needed in the timeframe required for the project/job.
  • Work with production to develop best manufacturing plans and processes
  • Act as liaison between the customer and our production team as needed. 
  • Work with the customer on any changes in the scope of the order that may arise, including evaluating, estimating, quoting, and planning order changes. 
  • Participate in customer conference calls and face to face meetings as needed.
  • Participate in weekly production meetings.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business related field. 
  • 3-5 years of planning/estimating experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred (or similar technical experience).
  • 3-5 Years of machining experience preferred.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and technical specifications.
  • Strong time management skills are a must.
  • Strong leadership skills and self-motivation to be able to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of different manufacturing and machining methods of various materials.
  • Knowledge of Google, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and other computer applications.



Custom Engineering is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We offer a competitive benefit package including:

  • Vacation: 80 Hours to start
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
  • Company reimburses 50% of Health Insurance Deductible
  • Flexible spending account
  • Profit sharing
  • 401(k) with company matching 50% on first 6% of contribution


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Competitive Salary

Custom Engineering Co.

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