Cost Estimator - Packaging Industry

CONFIDENTIAL - Atlanta, GA

Full-time

We are excited to add a new *Cost Estimator* to our award-winning team!! Our organization is the premier POP and Corrugated Display Manufacturer in Central Florida. For over 60 years, we have designed and created total packaging solutions delivered by a loyal and experienced group of expert structural and graphic designers, as well as an outstanding manufacturing personnel.

The Cost Estimator is a hands-on quoting and cost estimating position, responsible for on-time completion of customer quote activity. The position will work collaboratively with customers, manufacturing, and sales to develop price quotations for corrugated packaging.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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  • Accurate and timely processing of quotes, orders and routings to maintain best possible lead time and equitable return for the company.
  • Create quotes in for manufactured good while considering size, print specifications, number of printing colors required, and customer specifications.
  • Determine quote level and priority in order to allocate appropriate time and resources.
  • Update estimates for change requests.
  • Utilize quote metrics and contribute to the continuous improvement of the quoting process.
  • Consult with necessary personnel in order to formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Communicate effectively with inside sales team, operations, and other office personnel to ensure a consistent and effective delivery to the client.
  • Build an effective professional network by participating in organizations and events that foster these opportunities.
  • Endeavor to grow personally and professionally by participating in industry and sales related seminars, workshops, and organizations.
  • Be knowledgeable about inside office operations to contribute when in the best interested of the company
  • Complete and submit all report requirements.
  • Performs duties as assigned/necessary which are related, or logical in assignment to the positions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience in the Manufacturing Industry.
  • Previous quoting, estimating or purchasing experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Excel, MS Windows, Internet and Outlook.
  • Must be results oriented and drive continuous improvement.
  • Complete attention to detail for accurate completion of quotes.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and recommend solutions
  • Requires strong customer relations, communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills, both analytical and problem solving, and the ability to work with confidential documents.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks, achieve deadlines under pressure, and work independently without direct supervision or as a member of a team that solicits input for all levels of the organization.
  • Must be a self-motivated, team player with high energy and a great attitude
  • Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction.
  • Experience in a production/manufacturing facility, especially in the corrugated industry
  • Responsible for adhering to the cGMP/Personal Hygiene/HACCP program as trained

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Cost Estimating: 3 years (Preferred)

Relocation:

  • UAE (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules