A world leader in the management and distribution of print and related offerings is seeking an experienced Estimator in its New Albany, IN facility.
The ideal candidate will have a High School Diploma or equivalent with strong math skills, previous experience in estimating and/or quoting in the printing industry and strong PC and customer service skills.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long term disability, 401k, ESPP, PTO and Company paid holidays.
The Estimator is responsible for estimating complex, technical label print projects and providing exceptional customer service from quote to product delivery. The senior estimator determines the most efficient production method to meet customer's project specifications, calculates cost, and provides written estimates. Estimator will proactively follow up on quote opportunities and manage the order process when complex, technical estimates convert to orders.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)
These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.
Estimates and quotes total costs for sales inquiry by gathering all quote specifications and determining the most cost efficient processes.
Creates a production plan that includes prices for materials, labor, and outside services to be used by the production team.
Analyzes specification of job beginning with design through completion and delivery to ensure that all information required for cost calculation is included. May obtain outside pricing from approved vendors utilizing vendors' price lists, discount terms and allowances.
Submits formal estimate to customer and provides the highest level of customer service throughout the quote and production process. Updates customers on production status and ship dates.
Works closely with the label print production team at all levels to ensure quality standards and production commitments are met.
Enters job data into the computer system. Communicates information to team members through memos and documentation.
Other (Non-Essential) Functions
Includes functions which are normally performed by persons holding this title. However, these functions may be reassigned to other employees as part of a "Reasonable Accommodation" under the ADA.
Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions
Environment is typically general office, though the incumbent may spend short periods in the production environment with exposure including but not limited to dust, dirt, high noise levels and variations in temperature. Occasional exposure to one or more unpleasant or hazardous conditions 6% to 20% of the time.
Working in a professional office environment, with regular interaction with sales team members, production staff, and management.
Intensive computer work and extended use of the computer keyboard and mouse.
This position requires the incumbent to grasp objects utilizing manual dexterity including hand/finger coordination.
This position requires the incumbent to experience periods of prolonged sitting and to regularly stand, walk, carry, climb, reach, and lift up to 25 lbs with or without assistance.
Office Equipment including computer, printer, calculator, photocopier, and fax machine.
High School diploma or equivalent that may include specialized classes beyond high school with strong math skills.
Estimating and/or quoting experience in the flexographic print market are strongly desired.
Strong PC skills including office software packages and internet.
Excellent customer service skills with some inside sales background preferred.
Knowledge of the entire publication and electronic media processes.
Technical knowledge of printing processes and terminology, electronic prepress/digital imaging.
Superior verbal and written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Extremely detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
Ability to use independent judgment and work well within a team environment.
Must be self-motivated.