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  2019-03-25     Griffin Gear     Spartanburg  

Griffin Gear

Located in the vibrant community of Spartanburg, SC, Griffin Gear specializes in the manufacture of quality replacement gears and gearbox rebuilds. Griffin Gear has the capability to machine and cut gears ranging in size from 1/2 inch to 20 feet in diameter. Griffin Gear has the equipment, tooling (including metric) and experience in the Southeast required for highly customized gearing jobs.The state of the art repair facility meets OEM clean room requirements for both disassembly and assembly. Griffin Gear has a strong quality management system in place to meet the needs of diverse customers. The complete Griffin Gear Team focus is to deliver the product our customers expect. GriffinGear wants to add a highly qualified person to our Team You may be that person……… Look further and see if this job opportunity is what you are looking for at this stage of your career.


Job Summary: The Estimator prepares cost estimates by analyzing customer requirements from their request for product. The Estimator will follow company procedures to maintain a safe working environment and be involved in continuous improvement to positively affect quality, delivery, and productivity.

Educational Requirements: An Associate Level Degree in an engineering program or similar is preferred or 1-3 years experience and a mechanical aptitude may qualify. If you have any concerns, lets talk about your background and experience. Contact us through the posted e-mail address.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of custom machine parts
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and CAD drawings
  • Use of measurement tools to include calipers and micrometers
  • Knowledge of material types

Physical Requirements:

  • 20/20 vision or corrective lenses
  • Ability to spend long periods of time working at a computer
  • Ability to sit, walk and stand

Essential Elements/Duties

  • Evaluate quote request
  • Develop cost for materials and outside processes
  • Communicate and negotiate with the customer about details and requirements related to the job
  • Liaison with the various departments as needed to gather critical information (analyze a sample part.etc.)
  • Communicate with vendors reference price and delivery times
  • Confirm specialized cutting tools are available in house or for rent
  • Other duties that may be assigned

Skills Needed for Success

  • Time Management at the highest level
  • Active learner who does quality research
  • Critical thinking
  • Complex problem solving
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent Communication at all times with key people
  • Active listening
  • Reading comprehension for understanding
  • Organization skills
  • Focus and attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships with all individuals in the process of customer satisfaction
  • Ability to represent professionally Griffin Gear’s interests

Are you the right person for this job opportunity? If so, we would like to see your resume and any salary requirements you may have. Simply use e-mail to the following e-mail address. I am the coordinator for Griffin Gear on this opportunity.

Griffin Gear is an Equal Opportunity Employer in all required legal areas

Job Type: Full-time

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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