Listing #462297 Listed on: 04/09
|Listing Type:||Offering Employment|
|We are currently seeking candidates to join our team environment in our Norco facility as an Estimator. This position is accountable for development and accuracy of all estimates and quotes that facilitate the procurement of WB Powell contract agreements and management of customer interface required in the completion of the quotation. This position is accountable to produce results by:|
Receive, review, and interpret request for quote (RFQs) from Business Development Manager, Project Manager, or General Manager.
Generates timely and accurate project estimates and quotes by utilizing company margin guidelines, current pricing tools and methodology, quoting system, custom calculations, product functionality, drawings and all other pertinent documentation. This will include the generation of accurate estimates.
Provides recommendations on the best application of all WB Powell product during both the quote and order phase to maximize customer satisfaction and company profitability.
Interacts with customers to clarify product requirements on RFQ's as needed.
Utilizes prepared pricing information for established products and their various configurations.
Develops costing information and pricing recommendations for custom products.
Develop material takeoffs, prepare highlighted drawings clearly depicting the scope of the project quotation package.
Defines and prepares request for quote (RFQs) from vendors of products utilized in the development of the quotation package.
Interact and provide project requirements, estimate details to manufacturing and project management.
Develops completed quote packages that contain pricing, layouts and design boards (when needed).
Ensures all quotations are logged into the appropriate system for measurement and management.
Coordinates development of the quote estimate with all functional departments as required.
Manages the communication of the quotation package to the sales team involved.
Other duties/projects as assigned.
Five (5) years minimum continuous & cumulative experience; preferably with custom, high-end, commercial woodworking companies with specific duties in Estimating, Manufacturing, Project Management, and / or Field Installation.
Education preferred: Formal education (i.e. 2 year degree, trade school, apprenticeship, etc.) beyond high school with an emphasis in architectural design, estimating, and / or wood related manufacturing.
Above average & demonstrable ability, knowledge, and experience with PC Microsoft Excel, Bluebeam PDF, and / or On-Screen Take-off (OST) used for quantifying material & defining scope.
In-depth understanding of custom, high-end Architectural Woodworking industry, i.e., fixtures, wall & ceiling treatments, casework, running trim as well as the integration of other materials including stone, metal, upholstery, resin panels, acrylics, glass, and custom finishes, including the design, detail engineering, & installation considerations required for a complete turn-key delivered product.
Travel: Minimal travel among customer sites may be requested from time to time
Full time benefit offerings include:
Paid time off benefits
Medical, dental, life, vision, disability insurance
Interested in learning more and/or applying? Take a look at the full position description and apply https://www.wbpowell.com/careers/. All applicants MUST apply on the WB Powell website. Refer to Estimator to complete an application. If you encounter problems during the application process, assistance can be reached by calling 612-750-8910.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
No agency calls please.