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Sr. Aerospace Tooling Estimator - Direct Hire!!!Lake OrionMichigan.

Sr. Aerospace Tooling Estimator - Direct Hire!!!

Lake Orion | Michigan | United States | 48362

HRU Technical Resources has partnered with a major aerospace organization and is looking for a Senior Aerospace Tooling Estimator. We are looking for someone who will excel in estimating tooling labor and material costs of manufacturing and engineering. This position is a direct hire position and the salary begins at $100,000+ depending on experience. If you think you'd be a qualified candidate - don't hesitate to apply TODAY! 

Summary of Position:

Estimates aerospace tooling labor and material costs of manufacturing and engineering based on request data submitted by prospective customers. Analyzes specifications including tool models, sketches, blueprints, bills of material, or sample layouts, and calculates production costs using labor and material pricing models and historical data. Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors. Computes cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor. Prepares and maintains historical cost data. Creates cost models for cost estimating elements. Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, price auditors, vendors, and subcontractors.


  • 10+ years of aerospace industry experience preferably in tooling
  • 5+ years of estimating or equivalent experience
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Industrial Management preferred 
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing and machining processes, along with raw materials and quality policies
  • Ability to interpret RFQ requirements from customer models, drawings, and specifications
  • Knowledge of cost estimating methods, from detailed bids through parametric modeling used in large-scale quotations
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, accurate, and organized blueprint reading and interpretation skills
  • Appropriate math skills  Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Able to establish, communicate, and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Understanding of Aerospace OEM and Tier 1 tooling procurement processes
  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22.C.F.R. § is required

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to effectively handle tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to work varied shifts, overtime and weekends when necessary.
  • Has confidence in leading processes, projects and looks for opportunities.
  • Ability to work with management team to help drive performance of location.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Must be able to see, talk, hear, touch, feel and reach with hands and arms. 
  • Must be able to frequently walk & stand for short periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 35 pounds, occasionally lift and move objects up to 50lbs

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, criminal background check, and drug screening. 

More about us and our clients

HRU has developed a large network of available candidates nationwide, as the company has been providing recruiting and staffing services in up to 22 States for over 25 years. We specialize in engineering, IT, technical and other support services. We are able to recruit and successfully place candidates in job openings in a variety of other fields and positions as well, such as human resources, administration, management, purchasing, sales, customer service, accounting, organic chemistry and more. HRU is able to service clients, regardless of location, by assigning an Account Manager and experienced Recruiters to provide the necessary staffing and support services. Likewise, HRU may assist job seekers anywhere in the United States, regardless of location.




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