New Poducts Estimator
US Tsubaki Automotive Div

Job Order #: 20040910

Chicopee, MA 01022

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/16/2023

EXPIRES 12/18/2023

Job Description

New Products Estimator
Chicopee, MA


The TSUBAKI name is synonymous with excellence in quality, dependability and customer service. U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC is an international tier-one supplier of high-speed chain drive systems to the automotive industry.  

The New Products Estimator is primarily responsible for ensuring competitiveness for new projects. Individual works closely with the other New Products team members, Sales, Quality and Engineering to win business and launch projects efficiently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are included but not limited to this job description - other tasks may be assigned and expected to be performed.  

Negotiate supplier pricing and lead-times based on reviewing drawings/specifications.
Develop project/part cost structures with accurate cost models and competitive supply chain recommendations.
Develop inter-company pricing and manage inter-company requests.
Track and provide accurate material fluctuation effects.
Lead tooling reconciliations.
Support prototype projects.
Support continuous improvement and cost savings initiatives throughout supply chain.
Conduct miscellaneous cost studies/reconciliations, continuous improvement activities, and support various department activities.


Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Minimum 3 years of experience with determining manufacturing costs by evaluating manufacturing processes, equipment, and material costs preferred.
Able to travel in and outside of US.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and speaking skills required.
Analytical and problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Strong organizational skills, with an ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks concurrently required.
Understanding of accounting principles and/or activity-based costing required.
Advanced Microsoft Office skills required: Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word.
Ability to interpret blueprints preferred.
Experience in the automotive industry preferred.
Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement experience preferred.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasional exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, or chemicals. Some elements present with make conditions less than desirable.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

U.S. Tsubaki offers a competitive compensation package, including health benefits effective on date of hire, generous 401(k) match and profit sharing, education reimbursement, and annual bonus potential.

Tsubaki is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

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Chicopee, MA 01022

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