Machine Shop Estimator (CNC Machining & Fabrication)

Eilbeck Heavy Machining Centre is another division of Eilbeck Cranes, an Australian based leader in overhead crane manufacture. A 100% owned 3rd generation family owned business. With the growth in the manufacturing division at Eilbeck, there is an increasing demand for an array of contract general engineering equipment to be manufactured by Eilbeck Cranes. We are predominately jobbing and low quantity manufacturing.

Eilbeck Heavy Machining Centre is a Growing & Fast Paced Organisation with a Challenging and Rewarding Role.

Eilbeck is seeking to employ an Estimator in our Machine Shop, to join the team at our Ingleburn Factory.

Duties will include analysing blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labour estimates for products, projects, tenders or services by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews customers RFQ’s, drawings and specifications for fit with company.
  • Generates accurate estimates of time and costs to build component parts and assemblies. Recommend general manufacturing process – particularly focused on CNC machining processes and materials
  • Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, to aid management in bidding on or determining price of products.
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Manage RFQ queue and ensure quotes are returned according to client needs.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Maintain records of estimates projects, analysing change orders and determining cost differences.
  • Presentation and sale of tenders to clients with the required follow up attitude in order to generate relationships and sales with the customers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Should understand manufacturing process, material and specifications.
  • Intimate knowledge of CNC machining milling/ turning and fabrication.
  • General knowledge of heat treatment processes
  • General knowledge of steel processing and manufacturing methods, i.e. profiling, plasma, forging, casting etc.
  • Familiarity with material properties of metals carbon steels, SS, bronze, etc.
  • Knowledge of different types of general mechanical equipment
  • Very strong communication skills.
  • Great organizational skills.


  • Previous experience as Estimator within manufacturing industry.
  • Proficiency in use of computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.
  • Beneficial to have trade experience

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