Analyze and compile data on each factor that may have an influence on costs such as: labor, materials, lead times along with machinery requirements.
• Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates
• Confer with design engineer, purchasing manager, programmers and other personnel as needed
• Perform estimating to establish price and profitability
• Review material and labor requirements, to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or out-source work