The Lowe Martin Group
  • 30-Oct-2017 to 30-Nov-2017 (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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