Cost & Concepting Engineer

Holland, MI 49424

Posted: 02/07/2019 Industry: Engineer Job Number: 161209
Cost & Concepting Engineer, $60-80k+ DOE, Holland, MI

Holland, Michigan based provider of customized automation solutions to companies ranging in size from middle market companies to global concerns. They have expertise in conceiving, designing, fabricating, programming and assembling custom automation equipment to exacting quality standards. They largely serve customers in the following end markets: automotive, office furniture, medical device, transportation and building products.

Actively seeking to grow their Quoting & Concepting team with a skilled individual that enjoys thinking outside the box to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects worked on offer broad and diverse experiences that will strengthen and challenge the individual daily.

The right individual will work alongside the team to develop an accurate budget and quote that outlines key concept points, sequence of operations, and mechanical description. These solutions may incorporate robotics, vision, pneumatic, and motion control.


Review incoming RFQs from current and prospective customers with Business Development team for completeness and timing.
Ability to brainstorm with the Mission team to generate concept solutions for problems with no previous or standard solution.
Developing proposals that have a clearly defined scope, which includes specifying machine buy-off requirements, identifying customer part requirements at project level, and ensuring that the customer specification has been reviewed
Confirm that project schedules and timing match capacity and availability
Create a comprehensive quote package that incorporates necessary documentation for internal and external audiences
Attend and present at internal kick-off meetings with project management and Team Leads of the Design, Build, and Electrical departments.


3+ years of experience in the industrial automation industry concepting custom high-end automation equipment.
Previous experience in machine design or building strongly preferred
Ability during concepting/quoting to think outside the box with the Mission team to solve a problem with no standard solution.
Experience with SolidWorks or other mechanical design software preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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