• Location: Janesville, WI
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4897

Carex is partnering with a Wisconsin-based manufacturing company as they seek to add a Cost Engineer to their team.  Under the direction of the Cost Engineering Manager, the Cost Engineer will serve as the liaison between Sales and Engineering, by designing and preparing project cost estimates and pricing for products requested by customers.  On-site in Janesville, WI required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares accurate quotes for new and existing products.
  • Creates cost models in ERP system and in Excel.
  • Organizes all sales inputs and quote documentation to ensure files are available for project completion.
  • Audits estimated cost versus actual cost of completed projects.
  • Analyzes various pricing scenarios.
  • Identifies cost reduction opportunities.
  • Assesses manufacturability and makes recommendations to Sales.
  • Recognizes tool and fixture requirements and creates estimates accordingly.
  • Communicates with Sales and Engineering teams to balance quote load and priority.
  • Provides design-related support as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes, welding, and powder coat application.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, weld symbols, and specifications.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Ability to navigate 2D and 3D CAD, preferably Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Must possess effective written, verbal, and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, accountability, and the desire for challenges.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to take on non-traditional tasks, roles, responsibilities, and challenges needed to accomplish company goals.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • 12 Expected Behaviors of Actively Engaged Person:
    • 100% Responsible
    • Trustworthy
    • Team Player
    • Clear Communicator
    • Empathy
    • Humility
    • Emotional Self-Control
    • Resolves Conflict Directly
    • Positive Attitude
    • Respects Others
    • Problem Solver

Carex Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


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