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Horsburgh & Scott

29th October 2018

Estimator/ Planner

Job Description


Job Title: Estimator/ Planner                                     Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt


Location: The Horsburgh & Scott Co.                      Reports To: Director of Estimating

                                                                                      Sourcing and Operational Planning





Estimates total cost for gearing and gear drive components including all routed operations on manufactured items and/or purchasing items.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Analyze and compile data on each factor that may have an influence on costs.
  • Prepare cost estimates based on customer project specifications and Application Engineering data and create items, budgets and Bill of Materials in an MRP/ERP software program.
  • Methodize the job and apply proper fabricating times.
  • Work closely with sourcing and manufacturing to resolve daily/weekly.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




Knowledge and Skill Requirements


  • Advanced degree in manufacturing or similar technical degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Energetic, self-directed individual capable of functioning in a fast paced, high expectation environment.
  • Willing to learn gear and gear drive manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software, notably Excel.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP software, preferably BaaN, to include creating and maintaining items, routing for manufactured items, project budgets and Bills of Material.
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing and machining.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Can work well in team environment including members of the application engineering production engineering and manufacturing team.

Interested applicants should Email:

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