Estimator

Job Summary: Estimates costs for sheet and web printing and various bindery operations

Reports To: Estimating Supervisor

Lean Expectations (Each employment anniversary year):

  1. Participate in at least two hours of educational experience (s) such as job shadowing, technical skills training, cross training, webinars, seminars, Lean networking tours, etc.
  2. Implement at least one improvement idea.

Production Responsibilities:

  1. Spread sheets:
    1. Input into computer
    2. Proofread printout for possible errors
    3. Mark pertinent data with check mark
  2. Request quotes for outside services and special web stock, as necessary, mark up appropriately
  3. Finalize quote:
    1. Description and price put on rough draft
    2. Check quote for accuracy
    3. Pass onto supervisor or other checker
    4. Requisition necessary samples
  4. Type finished and approved quote as applicable
  5. Update skills as training available
  6. Follows all required safety procedures such as: PPE's, Ergonomics, Chemical Hazards, etc. Performs job in a manner that protects the health and safety of all employees.
  7. Communicate with managers, production supervisors, CSR’s, vendors of outside services and customers, as appropriate.

Administrative Responsibilities: None

Management of Personnel Responsibilities: None

Other Responsibilities:As directed

Job Qualifications:

  1. Good math aptitude
  2. Good organizational skills
  3. Good written and verbal skills
  4. Ability to work under deadlines
  5. Knowledge of printing equipment and processes would be helpful.
  6. Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is essential

Published on Thursday, August 9, 2012 (updated 05/30/2014)

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