Jones Packaging Inc. 3000 Page Street , London, ON, Canada
Jul 16, 2019
About Jones Packaging Inc. Internationally recognized for our expertise in printed packaging, contract packaging and medication delivery products, Jones is a partner for customer-first healthcare packaging solutions. From folding cartons, labels, intelligent packaging, pouching, blister packaging and vial filling to a wide range of medication dispensing products for pharmacies, hospitals and long-term care facilities, we offer many options to simplify the process for our customers while maximizing their brand’s value and ensuring consumer well-being. Summary of position Reporting to the Director, Customer Order Fulfillment, the Estimator is responsible for developing prices and procedures that generate profit margins consistent with client and product/organizational strategies. The Estimator processes bid packages; generates quotes; and performs post-order profitability analysis. As a team member, the Estimator collaborates with Production in the process of generating a work plan for efficient product execution; Sales in meeting pricing deadlines; Purchasing in the sourcing of material cost inputs; and Product Development in the discovery of new materials, products and manufacturing capabilities. The Estimator supports the department in the equitable and fair management of the daily workload, and participates in and identifies process improvement (administrative and product) opportunities. If you love working collaboratively and cross functionally within a dynamic team environment inside a growing company, then this position will be of interest to you. If you get excited bringing unique solutions through mathematical and technical expertise, then this position is a perfect fit for you. If you are a natural problem solver, with highly developed analytical and numerical skills, then you'll want to consider this opportunity. Here are some the different activities you'll be asked to do: Manage and coordinate all quoting activities funneled through Client Services and Sales Calculate costs by analyzing equipment, material and labour time requirements for each project Establish selling prices, consistent with client/product and organizational profitability objectives Communicate critical information to purchasing and production as it pertains to vendors, products and pricing. Generate and maintain master product specifications to produce quality jobs efficiently, using our existing equipment and/or outsourcing when appropriate Routinely compare estimated and actual production and material cost to verify planned profitability Investigate variances through collaboration with Production and/or Sales to determine a strategy to mitigate future product variances Monitor client and product margins for consistency with pricing strategies Generate and maintain pricing files used within the department and with Client Services If you've got: A post-secondary degree or diploma (preferably within a business environment) A minimum of 2 years estimating experience (preferably in sheet and web environment) Advanced Excel skills (ie VLOOKUP Tables, Data Tables, If/OR and IF/AND statements, INDEX/MATCH Tables, conditional formatting) We’d like to hear from you! Please forward a cover letter and resume to email@example.com before August 2, 2019. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Jones Packaging Inc. will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact the Jones Human Resources department at 519.451.2100 about your needs, and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided. For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please also contact the Human Resources department.