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Project Estimator

St. Louis, Missouri
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line.

ProMach also provides Performance Services including integrated solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize packaging line design and deliver maximum uptime. 

At Statco-DSI, a subsidiary of ProMach, we have a longstanding reputation in the industries we serve. We offer an extensive portfolio of sanitary equipment, systems and services to provide start-to-finish support for your next project.

We're recognized as one of the largest process equipment distributors and systems integrators for the sanitary processing market in North America. With eleven sales and engineering offices strategically located throughout the United States, our nationwide network of more than 150 seasoned sanitary process professionals are in your backyard and ready to get to work.

Statco-DSI is an industry leader in design, modification, and implementation of sanitary process systems used in the dairy, food and beverage, and bio-pharmaceutical fields and we currently have and immediate opening for a PROJECT ESTIMATOR/ ENGINEER out of our St. Louis, MO office.


Position Details:

This position is for a project estimator/engineer.  This position will be responsible for helping individual engineers, project managers, subject matter experts, sales, and business managers to estimate and prepare quotations for sanitary equipment and the installations associated with that equipment.  This individual will have a good mechanical and physical understanding of equipment manufacture and customer site layout orientations for installations.



  • Utilize the base cost estimation sheets for overall cost summary and suggest a profit level for the project proposals.
  • Prepare Bills of Materials (BOM's) for projects and the cost associated with the BOM being developed.
  • Understand rough PID's associated with project development.
  • Coordinate with engineering group, sales, procurement, customer to develop estimations and final customer proposal.
  • Work with procurement and vendors to obtain cost for equipment and components.
  • Work with the shop supervisors as needed to estimate labor cost.
  • Work with engineering and the sales team to develop a scope of supply for the proposal composition.
  • Present proposal and pricing recommendations to group based upon typical quotes and past customer proposals.
  • Develop estimation templates for future use.
  • Develop checklists and decision matrix templates to help engineering and sales present proposals faster with a clearly defined scope of supply.
  • Develop project schedules based upon the proposal scope of supply.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Ability to travel to customer sites 20-30% of the time. 


Required Skills:

  • Experience in an estimating role
  • Better than average understanding of Excel
  • Some experience in proposal preparation and development
  • Basis understanding of pumps, valves, instruments, tubing, piping, and project management
  • Some understanding of profit levels, sales coordination, and cost tracking
  • Basic understanding of sales terms, schedules, contract terms and conditions


Recommended Education:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in an estimating and proposal role without a degree or
  • An associate's degree and at least three (3) years' experience in an estimating and proposal role or
  • A 4 year engineering or similar degree and (1) years' experience in estimating and proposal role


Statco-DSI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, and 401k with company match. #statc


  • Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field
  • Associates or better in Engineering or related field


  • Solid Works
  • Project Management
  • Planning Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Blueprint Reading
  • ERP Software
  • CRM Software
  • Analytical Skills


  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
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