The Lowe Martin Group
  • 10-Oct-2017 to 10-Dec-2017 (PST)
  • Ottawa, ON, CAN
  • Full Time


As a member of the Estimating team, you are responsible for providing costs and plans for Commercial and related services using a computerized Estimating system. 


Key functions of the Estimator role include:

  • Estimating labour and material costs of printing based on specifications outlined on sales orders or submitted by prospective customers.
  • Using experience and knowledge to determine the most effective cost strategy.
  • Conferring with department heads or production personnel to develop or confirm information regarding various production elements.
  • Reviewing specifications and production requirements.
  • Sourcing outside services and purchases, and review and analyze post-production cost summaries.
  • Offering technical support to Sales and Sales support staff



  • Completion of secondary education and/or equivalent
  • A wide-ranging knowledge of general commercial printing and graphic arts
  • Strong background in production
  • Demonstrated excellence in organization and attention to detail
  • Current experience in computerized estimating is preferred
  • Applicants with Graphic Arts education and/or relevant experience will be considered an asset



  • Customer service oriented and solution driven
  • Strong attention to detail and able read docket requirements
  • Must be able to work quickly under pressure in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to effectively correspond with supervisors and department management
  • Strong decision-making ability is required
  • Organization and self-motivated
  • Ability to learn on-line stock ordering tools and online docket systems to print orders
  • Strong computer skills (Docket and stock ordering tools)
  • Excellent analytical and math skills
  • Ability to work in a team, and also independantly


The Lowe-Martin Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Let us know how we can accommodate you to participate in the recruitment process.

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