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Full Time
Ellsworth, WI
High School, Associate's Degree
April 11, 2019

Cost Estimator

Federal Foam Technologies, a complete custom fabricator of flexible cellular foam and plastic materials, is GROWING and has opportunities for self-motivated candidates with a strong work ethic and desire to succeed at our Ellsworth plant.

 Primary responsibilities:

  • Reviews customer drawings and any supporting documents or samples to determine best match of materials and method of manufacture to meet customer needs.
  • Determines the most cost and time efficient manufacturing process to produce parts to customer provided specifications.
  • Evaluates tooling needs, creates CAD layouts of tools and/or programs to obtain best material utilization, and determines associated tooling costs.
  • Compares and contrasts FFT material specifications and processing capabilities with customer supplied and/or industry standard specifications and/or documentation, and composes deviations as required to address print, part, material, tolerance, and/or manufacturing issues that may exist.
  • Ensures any deviation from customer requirements is documented on the quote.
  • Investigates and resolves inaccuracies or discrepancies in quoted BOMs and/or routings as required.
  • Participates in the Engineering Change Order (ECO) process as required.
  • Participates in projects affecting the estimating department and its processes. (ERP other software system upgrades, process improvements etc.)
  • Prepares Computer Numeric Control (CNC) programs using Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) equipment and software packages.
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