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Senior Estimator

Dubuque Screw Products Inc, DUBUQUE, IA

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Responsibilities include:

  • Manages the DSP Quote portal and delegates various quotes to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
  • Provides leadership to Estimators on various approaches to estimation of jobs and properly reviews their resultant estimates.
  • Knowledge of material types and characteristics, including both raw materials and commercial materials (shapes, grades, availability, etc.) as well as the ability to understand the processes and flow of production and how the rates affect the final pricing.
  • Initiates projects, anticipates changes, and sets new priorities for self and other Estimators.
  • Selects methods of manufacturing that meet customer specifications and labor resources at the lowest cost to DSP.
  • Calculates materials required, enters part numbers, pricing, bill of materials (BOM) for internal and external processes to determine a per piece price that meets customer requirements.
  • Documents all detailed costs, materials and work flow required by other departments to ensure job and client expectations are met.
  • Creates quoted lead times based on current work flow, processes required and input availability for finished goods during the quote process.
  • Communicates with relevant DSP team members to clearly define the customer’s requirements.
  • Effectively communicates with external customers to develop, negotiate and manage corporate contracts and material contracts for long term pricing solutions.
  • Makes recommendations to management for improvement ideas in areas such as product quality, rates and yields, or any other value added cost saving measures.
  • Works with current vendors and explores opportunities for new vendors for cost saving measures.

Competencies include: Leadership, Performance Management, Project Management, Excellent Communication Skills, Decision Making, Self-Motivated, Technical Capacity, Stress Management/Composure, Business Acumen, Problem Solving/Analysis, Personal effectiveness/Credibility

Education and Experience include:  Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience, 5 years estimating experience required, industry specific experience preferred.

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Req Num --
ID 423852
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
First Shift
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 5-10 Years
Education Bachelors

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