The Lowe Martin Group
  • 22-May-2019 to 21-Jul-2019 (PST)
  • Mississauga, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

In constant contact with our sales team and the Production Planning Specialists, the Estimator is responsible for providing timely "best practice" estimates for all the product and services Lowe-Martin offers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a strong working knowledge of the estimating software used at LMG.
  • Develop detailed estimating knowledge of all the production equipment/procedures used at LMG.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of industry trends and competitive factors affecting LMG.
  • Act as a resource to the sales team on complex products requiring specific knowledge.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of new technologies and processes. (I.e.: Digital Imaging, prepress)
  • Participate in the evaluation of suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Support company programs designed to ensure our overall competitiveness. (i.e.: paper programs)
  • Assist other estimators to ensure we maintain high output levels.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating Estimating process, procedures and training programs.
  • Assist in the development of new estimating tools to improve customer service.
  • Assist in providing training and orientation to new hires as well as existing personnel, focusing on the distinctive competencies being built at LMG.
  • Assist in the development of new product designs (i.e.: establishing rates and standards)
  • Assist in identifying information and resource gaps in sales and estimating departments in order to determine training needs regarding new processes and equipment.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on internal procedures and processes as part of a continuous improvement process.

 

MUST HAVES:

  • 3 years direct work experience in a coordinator capacity in a commercial print environment or creative agency.
  • Familiarity with management software.
  • Proficient understanding of Microsoft Office including MS Access, Excel and Word.
  • Technically competent with various software programs and computers in general
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team oriented collaborative environment.
  • Skilful at conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • Customer service skills an asset.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Meticulous, detailed & accurate

Accommodation is available for applicants with a disability.  Selected applicants may request accommodation for interview

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