at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Description

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. Our ingenuity, dedicated associates, engineering expertise, and technical ability are driving our success, holding over 50 years of manufacturing experience supplying the aerospace, automotive, and other industrial markets. We take pride in ourselves, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the service of excellence that we provide to our loyal customers.

We have an opening for an entry-level Estimator in our Estimating Department. The Estimator’s primary responsibility will be processing standard item quotations. The Estimator will work mostly independently, but within a collaborative team environment. He/she may also interact with other teams such as Engineering, Sales and Customer Service. We are looking for a self-motivator, able to perform routine tasks in a fast-paced environment.


  • Estimating data entry tasks
  • Review customer request for quotations (RFQ’s)
  • Process a high volume of standard item quotations for internal and external customers with minimal supervision
  • Prioritize workload and quickly adapt to changing circumstances in order to accommodate time-sensitive RFQ’s
  • Research past quotations to maintain price consistency
  • Review and self-audit pricing worksheets and quotations for accuracy
  • Work cross functionally with other Estimators, Engineering, Sales and Customer Service teams

Job Requirements

  • Experience with a supplier in the automotive and/or aerospace industry a plus
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Sales and Customer Service experience a plus
  • Ability to execute and interpret basic mathematical calculations
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Outlook and Excel
  • AS400 experience a plus
  • Manufacturing experience a plus but not required
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website at:




Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

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