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Aston Carter Entry-Level Estimating Coordinator in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania


This position will prepare cost estimates, proposals and RFI and RFQ responses for product/system manufacturing and integration projects, or services.

Job Duties:

  • Support sales program with comprehensive, informative, persuasive and well written technical proposals in response to customer requests.

  • Evaluate opportunity/bidding environment, client expectations, design criteria and competitive concerns to determine best path to generate cost/price estimate.

  • Coordinate knowledge base from all facets of the company to develop an accurate cost estimate and support data for responses.

  • Generate cost estimate with accuracy to 1% of actual project costs for contracts valued below $200K and 2% for contracts valued greater than $200K.

  • Compile consistent and professional documentation package to present to potential clients according to format and schedule requirements.

  • Package and submit proposal responses to meet or exceed bid due dates and comply with other response time schedules.

  • Organize details and process and transfer relevant information to project team for all inbound contracts/purchase orders within 24 hours.

  • Enter, update and maintain estimation information including won/lost status in the ERP and company file storage system.

  • Request external supplier component/product information and pricing to support estimation effort.

  • Register company with appropriate bid administration services.

  • Support marketing initiatives and project deliverables as needed.

  • Create electronic forms and templates as directed.

  • Provide peer review and guidance of all estimation deliverables.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or other related field

  • 2+ years related experience in accounting, business, analyzing data, or procurement preferred

  • ERP system basic navigation and input skills a plus

  • Good computer skills

    About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter provides world-class corporate talent solutions to thousands of clients across the globe. Specialized in accounting, finance, human resources, talent acquisition, procurement, supply chain and select administrative professions, we extend the capabilities of industry-leading companies. We draw on our deep recruiting expertise and expansive network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and talent community with agility and excellence. With offices across the U.S., Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe, Aston Carter serves many of the Fortune 500. We are proud to be a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® double diamond winner for both client and talent service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Aston Carter, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.