Cost Estimator – Hollidaysburg, Pa.

Provide accurate and complete cost estimates based on McLanahan design and customer specifications. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: development and maintenance of estimating tools and equipment/system costs.


  • Follow direction provided by Global Director Estimating and Strategic Sourcing
  • Perform assignments independently with instructions as to the general results expected
  • Build current cost estimates that reflect the complete scope of products to be sold by seeking out the lowest cost solutions while maintaining quality representative of McLanahan and meeting customer specifications
  • Participate in review of customer specification to ensure all project requirements are evaluated and addressed within the proposal
  • Evaluate internal and external sources by utilizing the make vs. buy analysis
  • Work collaboratively with product managers and sales as needed to fulfill product and system quotation requests
  • Develop, maintain, and improve estimating tools for standard and configured products
  • Incorporate all available global source costs and information into consolidated estimating tools
  • Participate in product development cost analysis and validation
  • Participate in cost reduction opportunity identification and sourcing projects
  • Coordinate with internal groups including, but not limited to production, project management, quality, engineering, purchasing, and sales
  • Keep supervisor advised of work status, workload, problems, and progress as related to work assignments
  • Travel as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software
  • Experience in MS Office applications with a strong background in MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications and drawings required

Qualified candidates should send a resume and salary expectations

McLanahan Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

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