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Tooling Costing Estimator

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Recruitment partner icon Recruitment Partner

Tooling Costing Estimator

Reference number: 90726

Location icon Portsmouth, Chichester, Petersfield, Basingstoke, Guildford
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £45-48K - To be discussed at interview
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Company activities icon Injection Moulding, Manufacturing
Deadline icon 15/06/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview: Retained by our injection moulding business partner we are looking for a Tooling Cost Estimator to join their established team. You will produce Injection Mould Tooling quotations in line with company procedures.


This exciting new post will suit either a Technical Sales Engineer, a Costing Engineer, a Mechanical Estimator or a Design Engineer applicant with good Toolmaking experience gained with plastic injection moulding manufacturing or mechanical component production, converting RFQ’s, acquiring & collating the costs for materials, manpower, cost of tooling and lead times for presenting to the Sales Manager, and eventually bidding for the work with the customer.

Qualifications/experience required


  • Experience in injection mould tool design and manufacture
  • Must be able to read and analyse technical drawings and 3D CAD Data.
  • Excellent understanding of time and costs related to injection mould tooling
  • Good English language skills – verbal & written communications
  • Must be confident to learn, understand and engage with customer and supplier organisations
  • Have a good attention to detail working application
  • Good experience of MS Word, Excel, Project and CAD software
  • Must have a good engineering aptitude
  • Self motivated, and able to work without direct supervision
  • Proactive & Customer focussed
Job ref: SC22-5179

Key Words: “injection moulding”, “tooling technician”, “costings engineer”, ”costing estimator” estimator, “injection moulding technician”, “design engineer”, “project engineer”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

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