Estimator for Bindery & Packaging Company

Date Posted: March 19, 2019 - Date Ends: June 14, 2019

  • Job Type: Full time
  • Location: Toronto
  • Company: PPP Corp
  • Phone: 416-948-3291
  • Fax: 416-609-0670
  • email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
We are looking for an energetic, highly-motivated individual who has a thorough knowledge in print and finishing applications to join our team!
Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare quotes based on client specifications using estimating tools to compile estimated costs that will be both competitive for the customer and profitable for the company.
• Work closely with production and management as needed to answer technical questions regarding projects, and to ensure best machine speeds & other standards are used.
• Create and/or review press layouts and other production methods for each estimate based on product specs and production capabilities.
• Coordinate with clients, internal production department and outside vendors to meet timelines and clients' expectations.
• Source out competitive pricing from third party vendors for materials and services as needed, and include quotes from multiple vendors for comparison.
• Generate POs for raw materials and supplies ordered.
• Create internal work order dockets for production purposes and outgoing packing slips for each job.
• Create carton labels for production work orders and ensure all information is accurate.
• Weekly data entry of job costs.
• Support sales team to ensure complete satisfaction of client needs
• Participate in production and staff meetings to communicate with other departments.
• Perform other tasks & duties as required by management.
Knowledge and Skill Requirement
• Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of printing equipment, print layouts, printing processes and finishing equipment.
• Excellent mathematical, verbal & written communication skills.
• Solid experience using Microsoft Office programs (Excel and Word).
• Demonstrate strong time management and multi-task management skills in daily activities.
• Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills.
• Motivated, self starter with the ability to problem solve.
• Able to adapt to changing priorities and perform under pressure.

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