Houston, TX 77041

Posted: 03/01/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 46366 Pay Rate: $16.00 - $19.00

Material Estimator

TPI Staffing is looking for an Estimator for at Temp to Hire opportunity in NW Houston! This role is paying $16 to $19/Hr. Candidates with AutoCAD experience preferred! The qualified candidate will be responsible for preparing bills of materials (BOMs) and labor routers for production, and entering these in an MRP system. Work in conjunction with production to manufacture printed products that are both cost-effective and of excellent quality! Pay day is every Friday!


  • Estimating via RFQ (Request for Quote) of 2D product line for printed products, both screen printed and digitally printed elements. In addition to technology graphics for membrane switches.
  • Prepare simulated costs and value engineering cost reductions in JDE as required.
  • Manipulate and dimensionally position customer graphic designs for printed product applications.
  • Setup bill of materials and routing instructions for product manufacturing.
  • Establish part numbers and edit existing bill of materials and routers.
  • Setup digital printing standards for new digital presses and best practice applications.
  • Scrubbing of jobs for 2D product line and backup for technology graphics. (Scrubbing is the process of reviewing work orders for accuracy and needs for material substitutions in an effort to reduce cost on a job by job basis.)
  • Implements engineering change requests for the printed product segment as required.
  • Performs first article inspection from a quality and correctness standpoint per its intended application.
  • Make any adjustments or changes necessary or desired to AutoCAD drawings.
  • Create layouts for proofing of product applicability in support of product installation.
  • Review existing production designs and offer suggestions that would result in cost reductions and/or improved manufacturing processes.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Screen/Digital Printing, AutoCAD experience is a plus.


  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; 3 years experience in MRP data entry and product estimating; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Clear understanding of MRP systems, and estimating practices in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to perform two-dimensional computer-aided design using AutoDesk AutoCAD strongly preferred.
Ready to Apply? We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send me an updated resume and reference the Job ID. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call me for more details.

Linda Meacham
Senior Recruiter

Linda has been with TPI Staffing for over 20 years and specializes in recruiting top talent for all levels of office professional positions. We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Cypress Branch:


21840 Northwest Freeway Suite E Cypress, TX 77429 

Open Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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