Cost Engineer - Kansas City

Date Posted: 09/14/2021

Equity Staffing has a new Cost Engineer opportunity with a large KC-owned consumer goods company! They are seeking candidates with experience supporting Product Development and skills determining costs to take product designs through manufacturing/production!

$42 - $45/hr. based on experience & health insurance options available!
Company is located in KC, MO, position will work mostly remote, and be expected to attend onsite Product Development meetings periodically.

- Cost Engineer should have a strong mechanical and/or manufacturing background with the ability to take the work of an artist, determine how it can be manufactured and estimate the cost to produce using the provided Excel costing tool.
- Comfort working with an Excel workbook template, variety of product formats, different levels of input details, an eye for detail, and skill working in a fast paced environment.
- Understanding of plastic processes with emphasis on injection molding and die casting including how parts can be tooled.
- Understanding decoration processes including painting, tampo printing, etc.
- Understanding assembly needs.


- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, and or Industrield field preferred
- Additional skills beneficial to the position:
- Ceramics
- Glass
- Cold Casting
- Spin Casting



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