Estimator (Burbank, CA)
Company: Hire Velocity
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Job Duties, Responsibilities, Qualifications, and Requirements
A member of the Customer Service team, the expectation of this role is to prepare and submit
strategic and accurate estimates to sales and client services teams, with the goal of winning current
client and prospective business. Work directly with account executives, purchasing and revenue
management during the estimating process and monthly billing cycles to ensure profitability.
The estimator must prepare and submit strategic, accurate and timely project estimates to sales
Actively source products and materials for a wide range of project specifications.
Maintain cost database by entering and backing up data.
Cultivate relationships with material suppliers, vendors and install companies.
Review and prioritize estimate requests, working with client services, sales and production
management taking into account project timelines.
Act as interface between sales, client services and purchasing.
Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with internal work groups and clients.
Perform other duties assigned as needed.
Document and escalate any enhancement requests that will increase productivity and/or cost
Support the outsourcing of non-core materials and props as required for manufacturing.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Mathematical competency required.
Five plus years creative and graphics printing industry experience required.
Digital photo, grand format, commercial printing & associated mounting/finishing services
Must have working knowledge of graphics installation processes.
Must have 2-3 years customer service experience.
Project management experience a plus.
Must proficient in MS Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.
Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite platform is helpful.
Exposure to various print mediums.
4-year degree preferred, but not required.
Ability to effectively communicate with clients, suppliers, account executives, and project
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
Must be able to work in a collaborative manner.
Ability to multi task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Understanding of general business terminology and concepts.
Coloredge is a manufacturing facility with large machinery throughout; there is a moderate noise level
throughout the environment. The Estimator is located in the office area and where the noise level is
less intrusive; however the role does require a presence on the manufacturing floor as required.
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift
files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Associated topics: cultivate, forklift, garden, management, manufacture, mow, plant management, scanner, ship, transplant
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