Careers at DECA

DECA is a growing contract manufacturer located in Lexington Ohio. 

DECA Manufacturing does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Current Openings

Estimator, Part-Time

DECA Manufacturing is currently in search of a analytical, qualified, and web savvy Estimator to join our growing business and fun company culture to help us build quotes for customers and win!

Your primary responsibility will be to prepare accurate quote estimate for wire harness and cable manufacturing projects by gathering information from customers, interpreting drawings and specs, sourcing material costs, estimating labor costs, and applying overhead rates, profit margin, and sales commissions.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong written and oral communications skills, web savvy, a familiarity with MS Excel
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and finance
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and specs
  • A familiarity with wire harness, cabling, and related electrical products and assemblies
  • Technical background or associates degree in related field

In addition to being an excellent communicator, candidates should also be detail orientated with excellent organizational skills.


  • Collect different quotes from subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers
  • Review and assess cost estimates
  • Identify and compute labor and material costs and understand indirect costs
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Prepare detailed quotes for customers
  • Build and maintain a simple database of related information


  • 3 years’ work experience as an Estimator or similar role
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in use of MS Office suite
  • Strong ability to use the internet
  • Play well with others

300 South Mill Street
Lexington, OH 44904

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