MAG Automotive LP

MAG Automotive, LLC represents the consolidated brands of Cross Hueller, Ex-Cell-O, and Lamb, and is one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative, high-productivity machine tools, manufacturing systems, and heavy equipment for the automotive, diesel and heavy industrial markets. Products include high volume inline transfer machines; high speed CNC based agile manufacturing systems, and heavy duty CNC production modules. Engineering and manufacturing facilities serve the global manufacturing community with world-class systems, advanced technologies and service programs.


Our talented team members have always been the cornerstone of our success and the driving force behind maintaining our Company’s reputation. We are looking for people who value team work and are looking for a challenging and rewarding work experience. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including 401k. Equal Opportunity Employer People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Prepare accurate, timely cost estimates of manufacturing equipment including associated material handling, third party equipment, special cutting tools, and all other pricing issues for MAG Automotive products and services.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Prepare budgetary or detailed cost estimates for new and reworked special machines, CNC machines, and complete manufacturing system using MAG estimating templates and cost references when available.


Prepare after sale change requests (ASCR) with input from the Program Management and Project Engineering team.


Work with the proposal engineer to select appropriate reference projects, research actual cost data when available, may solicit and recap supplier quotations, to arrive at an accurate cost estimate.


Prepare customer pricing summary sheets with agreed selling prices.


Support sales staff with answers to customer questions and concerns including the preparation of cost analysis documents to justify or selling prices; presentation of these documents to our end customer.


Prepare internal cost studies to show the impact of gross margin revisions, sales discounts, alternative purchasing or manufacturing strategies etc.


Prepare Final Management Review (FMR) to document the finalized selling price and associated cost factors, and management adjustments to the standard estimate.


Prepare as-sold cost estimates to facilitate the release of budget by pre-engineering personnel.


Assist in sales order review meetings for profit/loss analysis.


Maintain estimating benchmarks.  Recommend necessary changes to management.


Other duties incidental to the above tasks and related to the proposal and estimating department.


May visit customer facility to view equipment and process.


Adheres to quality, customs, foreign trade zone and environmental processes and procedures.


Share ideas about process improvements and other cost saving measures with management.



QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Bachelor' degree or equivalent from four-year college or university; plus seven or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or technical procedures.  Ability to write reports and business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



Knowledge of estimating and cost structure of manufacturing processes, machine components or systems.  Understanding of detailed cost relationships among machine tool components.  Knowledge of domestic competition and cost structure is preferred.  Experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications, preferably Microsoft Office. 


Travel is an occasional requirement of this position: must be able to travel throughout the day; overnight visits when required; overseas and international travel will be occasionally required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Job Interests

Manufacturing, Design, Production

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