Making Customers’ Lives Easier | Teamwork | Self-Motivation | “Get It Done” Attitude | Problem Solver
We are looking for an experienced Estimator to join our team at our prefab concrete manufacturing plant. With opportunities for skill and knowledge development, as well as a supportive team culture, this role can serve as a launching pad for those seeking advancement within the company. Our commitment to employee growth and career advancement means that top performers will have opportunities to take on more responsibility and advance to leadership positions over time.
- Review customer specifications and develop detailed quote submittal for custom precast products and materials.
- Determine the most cost-effective method of production
- Conduct cost estimates and provide competitive pricing to customers.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and suppliers.
- Accurately reflect change order pricing in project budgets and schedules.
- Regularly review market trends to ensure pricing remains competitive.
- Gather and analyze customer feedback to identify areas for improvement in the quote process
- Collaborate with sales, operations, and engineering teams to ensure customer requirements are met and to resolve any issues.
- Identify bid board opportunities, working closely with sales generating new leads to increase sales and grow the business.
Success in the Estimator role will be measured by:
- Quote accuracy: The percentage of quotes that are accurate and competitive, resulting in new profitable business opportunities secured.
- Customer satisfaction: The level of customer satisfaction with the quote process and product quality, as measured by customer feedback surveys.
- Quote turnaround time: The average time it takes to provide a quote to a customer, from the time the request is received
- Lead-to-quote conversion rate: The percentage of leads that result in quotes being provided to customers.
- Continuous Improvement: Evidence of efforts made by the estimator to improve the quote process, including identifying and implementing new tools, systems, or processes
- Responsiveness: The Estimator will respond promptly and efficiently to customer requests and needs.
- Teamwork: The Estimator will collaborate effectively with sales, operations, and engineering teams to ensure customer requirements are met.
- Get it done attitude: The Estimator will have a strong work ethic and a “get it done” attitude, taking ownership of the quote process from start to finish.
- Internal motivation: The Estimator will have a strong internal drive to succeed and a passion for the precast manufacturing industry.
- Problem solving: The Estimator will be able to identify and resolve any issues related to the quote process, finding creative solutions to complex problems.
The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and materials. The estimator’s role is to provide responsive accurate, pricing to produce custom precast products that allows the company to secure new business while maintaining profitability. If you are an experienced Estimator with a passion for the precast manufacturing industry and a commitment to excellence, we would love to hear from you!