Project Estimator - Additive Manufacturing

Sintavia, LLC

Fort Lauderdale,FL


SUMMARY: Responsible for growing customer relations through estimating, preparing proposals, onboarding new accounts, assist with the planning work order process and some sales responsibilities.


  • Accurately defining customer, industry and product requirements
  • Research labor and material costs
  • Develop estimated method of manufacturing meeting customer requirements
  • Assist with forecasting pending new work opportunities
  • Provide market feedback for operations growth strategy
  • Create internal work order planning based off estimated manufacturing cost structure within the framework of customer requirements
  • Enter Quote information into ERP software and generate formal written quote and send to customer
  • Review Incoming RFQ s and develop cost estimates from customer supplied drawings and specifications including set up time, machine cycle times, materials, tooling and outside services
  • Interface with customer if clarifications or exceptions to drawings are needed
  • Evaluate Estimates vs Actual Times to find areas of improvement
  • Familiarization reading engineering documentation
  • Ability to read blueprints including a working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT)
  • Broad understanding in methods of manufacturing including CNC Machining and Heat Treat with materials such as: titanium, superalloys, stainless steels and aluminum alloys
  • Assist and coordinate with preparation of marketing material
  • Review Quality requirements to ensure that adequate gaging and capabilities are available to properly inspect parts
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes, such as, planning, lead-times, and scheduling work
  • Assist in other tasks as required


  • Bachelor s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent
  • Three to five years related experience or equivalent
  • Ability to use computer software to include but not limited to: ERP System, CAD, CAM
  • Capability to extract CAD and CAM files
  • Ability to use Additive Manufacturing data preparation software to include but not limited to:
  • CAD SolidWorks, Siemens NX, Inventor, CATiA
  • AM Prep Magics, Netfabb, EOSPRINT
  • CAM Mastercam, SolidCAM, Surfcam
  • Magics, Autodesk, Siemens Suite of software packages for preparing Additive Manufacturing builds
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter that can identify potential problems and collaborate with management to act
  • Must possess willingness to assist where needed to ensure the company meets its goals and objectives on time
  • Must possess time management skills
  • Willing to learn and apply new skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional groups
  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, and detail oriented
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Must be able to learn procedures quickly and be a team player

Background checks will be completed on all candidates considered for hire.


We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and the tools you will need to be successful, including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid holiday, sick and PTO
  • Paid life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan

We provide a safe, fun, exciting and collaborative work place, where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

Sintavia is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Job Requirements:


  • Easily adapt to new organizations / technical environments
  • Project management on small to medium projects


  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Aerospace experience preferred


  • Occasionally required to sit, walk, stand, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read
    technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 25 pounds
  • Work on Specialized equipment

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