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Estimating Specialist

Company: The Gund Company
Location: Euless
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:OverviewJoin The Gund Company, where you will find friends who will support and challenge you to crush goals that provide amazing growth opportunities. We are in the business of electrical insulation manufacturing, but we really pride ourselves in just being a group of fun, driven, problem solvers who LOVE what we do!The Gund Company: Take Care of Each Other, Take Care of the Customer and Take Care of the BusinessJob Summary

  • Focuses on determining the best cost structure to meet customer requirements.
  • Partners with the customer service representatives (CSRs) and sales teams to prepare quotes to meet customer requirements.
  • Responsible for cost estimate of labor and materials on proposed projects for bid.
  • Collaborates with engineering and production staff to assure accuracy of cost estimates.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of products and services.
  • Work assignments require deep discipline-specific knowledge and/or experience.Summary of Essential Job Functions:
    • By market/facility, become an expert in the product line, production capabilities, and cost structure related to satisfying our customer's requirements.
    • Assist in customer requirement review including specifications and drawings.
    • Visit TGC facilities participating in GEMBA and Kaizen activities to understand TGC processes.
    • Develop and improve costing calculators and models by product line to drive the efficiency and accuracy of the quoting process. (Visual Estimating Window, costing models, automated quoting module PCM)
    • Participate in the Quote follow-up process in order to understand what it will take to earn the business while working with the sales and service team to make necessary quotation adjustments.
    • Participate in the 'after' Quote process (After Action Review - AAR) in order to understand the customer's feedback and analyze our process capability for improvement opportunities via Kaizen activities.
    • Lead the implementation of the Gross Profit Review Process in coordination with the Production Manager, Value Stream Manager, and/or the Market Manager. Entire job description available upon request and/or at time of interview.Requirements:Qualifications & Competencies:
      • Three to five years' experience with custom manufacturing quoting processes, required.
      • Associates Degree and Relative Certifications a plus.
      • Outstanding Excel skills including formulas, lookup tables, and ODBC links, required.
      • Proficiency creating written and pictorial documentation of manufacturing processes, especially for the purpose of documenting capability and best process cost structures.
      • Experience with computer software including MS Office and ERP software.
      • Experience in low volume, high variety manufacturing a plus.
      • Experience working as a machinist or craftsman a plus.
      • Experience working in an ISO quality environment a plus.Why Join Us?Our employees have a vested interest in our Company's success. The Gund Company is 30% employee-owned through our ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Shares are awarded each year based on a calculation that takes into consideration our Company's financial profitability, employee tenure, and earnings. There is no out-of-pocket investment required!In addition, our employees enjoy:
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Paid Holidays
        • Competitive wages
        • Comprehensive, cost-effective employee benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability
        • 401(k) retirement savings program with a 50% employer match up to 6% of contributions
        • Regular employee feedback through our IDP (Individual Development Plan)
        • A safe and healthy work environmentEEO Statement: It is the policy of The Gund Company to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees without discriminating based on race, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual preference, or disability.Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to a particular position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required and personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.HR use onlyLast Revised: 10/2022 RjPI200523842

Keywords: The Gund Company, Euless , Estimating Specialist, Other , Euless, Texas

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