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Injection Molding Cost Estimator
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Detroit, MI, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Multitude of injection molding and casting fabrication technologies
  • Gate strategies, mold-flow understanding, single and family cavity molds, overmolding and simple custom tooling knowledge
  • Must have knowledge of welding and cost estimations on welding
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • Protocols, standards, technologies, and machining applications
  • Reviewing customer RFQs to determine material requirements, processing and job routing
  • Communicating with customers and partners to accurately define requirements and expectations
  • Work with outside vendors/services to achieve best possible prices
  • Consolidating all outside costs and internal costs associated with process time in engineering, fabrication, post fabrication assembly, finishing and QC
  • Creating detailed quote packages for final review
  • Managing quote logs daily and KPI tracking
  • Interrogate engineering solid models, drawings and is familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Manipulate / modify CAD models
  • Engage in technical discussions to support to machinists and process engineers
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational discipline
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally, and in writing
  • Read and interpret CAD, blueprints, technical drawings, and specifications
  • Effectively review and analyze DFM problems
  • Operate effectively in a team environment
  • Analyze engineering models/drawings to define the sequence of fabrication operations to ensure that the design intent and component quality can be achieved
  • Make proper estimations, taking into consideration such factors as materials, tooling (cavities, family molds, overmolds, gating strategies etc), manufacturing times, inspection times and types of equipment required
  • Work closely with injection mold/casting experts, Quality, Engineering, Management and other team members to successfully satisfy the end customer
  • Experience with sourcing tooling and finishes
  • Cost estimating experience (injection mold and casting) on prototype, low volume, and high volume quantities

501-1,000 employees

On-demand manufacturing marketplace
Company Overview
Xometry's mission is to accelerate innovation by providing real-time, equitable access to global manufacturing capacity and demand. Xometry is the leading AI-enabled marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, transforming one of the largest industries in the world.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Equity
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Commuter & parking benefits
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Free snacks
  • Dog-friendly office spaces
Company Core Values
  • Customer focus
  • Collaboration
  • Bias for action
  • Results-driven
  • Innovation