Manufacturing Estimator

Sidus Space
Cape Canaveral, FL
Added: April 4, 2024
Job Description

The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™.

At Sidus we treat each day like it’s Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary

The Manufacturing Estimator is responsible for reading and interpretation of customer supplied 2-D drawings, sketches, CAD models and specifications and providing customer quotes using the data provided.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Generation of detailed work instructions, job travelers, and other planning documents.
  • Assist in the generation of customer quotes using ERP system. This includes reading and interpretation of customer supplied 2-D drawings, sketches, CAD models and specifications.
  • Generation of bill of materials from customer supplied engineering
  • Adhere to all Quality Management Systems standards and procedures
  • Treat all team members with respect and dignity ensuring a collaborative culture is continually developed and maintained.
  • Other duties as assigned**

Required Education And Experience

  • Five (5+) years’ manufacturing/machining experience with using ERP systems, and estimating or quoting in an aerospace manufacturing environment, or another relevant industry.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. Experience in lieu of education may be considered.
  • Thorough understanding of GD&T
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, specifically fabrication practices required in the production of aerospace parts.
  • Experience working with CAD models, applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 including Excel, Word, Outlook and Teams.

Desired Skills And Experience

  • Commitment to providing the highest quality products and services that meet or exceed the requirements and expectations of our customer, actively pursuing opportunities for continual improvements of service quality.
  • Background in aerospace or manufacturing in a production environment.
  • Ability to adequately consult with management, engineers, clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to support production.
  • Able to determine the kinds of tools and equipment needed to support production.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Flexibility and agility- be comfortable with an ever-changing and fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with many different teams/individuals to reach a common goal by building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation maintaining positive and professional relationships, and contributing to a culture of inclusion

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting or standing in an office environment

Travel Requirement

Able to travel <10% of the time.


This position is for the 1st shift generally working 7:00am-3:30pm.

Total Rewards and Perks

At Sidus Space, we ask a lot of our team members, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to a competitive salary, a Best-in-Class benefit program with a generous employer paid portion as well as a matching 401(k) on Day ONE, we offer a lot of perks, including:

  • Jeans every day
  • Regular onsite food trucks
  • 5 free company t-shirts for Manufacturing Staff or credit to the Company Store
  • Paid Time Off - Up to 4 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, and 11 paid holidays – 5 of which can be floated
  • Adjustable stand-up desks
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Educational assistance and professional training opportunities
  • Company golf outings and other social events

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • All candidates selected will be subject to background investigation and drug screen
  • To conform to Export Control Requirement under U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S Person (U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

SIDUS SPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please visit

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

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