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Kendallville, IN 46755 | Permanent Hire

Job ID: 7724 Industry: Industry Pay Rate: 45,000

We are currently working with a company in Kendallville, IN that is looking for an Estimator to join their team!  If you have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role or are a recent graduate with a minimum of an AS in Math, Accounting or Finance, keep reading!  This is a direct hire position.

Why should you work for our client?
  • Fifth generation, family-owned business
  • Has been in business over 110 years
  • A preferred supplier to the most prestigious coatings companies in the world
  • Great work/life balance

What will you be doing?
  • Prepares cost estimates and quotations to assist management in generating new business and retention of existing customers.
  • Analyzes project needs in materials, labor and other production requirements.
  • May use drawings or blueprints to assess project needs.
  • Work with outside vendors.
  • Limited customer contact.
  • Calculation of project cost, including labor, raw material, and outside purchases
  • Preparing formal quotes for customers
  • Analyzing closed jobs for variance between actual and estimated costs

What do you need for this position?
  • AS in Math, Accounting or Finance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel (daily use of mini spreadsheets.  Generate pricing sheets).
  • General office experience with a broad general business sense.
  • Strong math skills
  • Past database work and understanding
  • Manufacturing background is preferred, but not required


Preferred Qualifications
  • 4-year degree in a related field.
  • Past experience in the printing industry.
  • Accounting background.
  • Prior experience in estimating


Gwen Kilgore

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