Freedom Graphic Systems

Estimator

Estimating - Milton, WI - Full Time

Freedom, a national Direct Mail Company based in Milton, WI, is one of the largest, independently owned, privately held, direct mail marketing providers in the United States. Why Freedom? Because we are a leader in the direct mail space, investing in technology and resources to facilitate innovative ideas, driving true client delight.  We were recently named as a finalist for Wisconsin’s Manufacturer of the Year, and we’re looking to add an Estimator to our team.

Estimators are responsible for calculating accurate estimates of the total cost to complete client projects, including the costs of time, labor and materials.

In this position you will:

  • Work closely with our Sales and Customer Service teams to screen proposed job specifications
  • Carefully review the final job specifications provided by our clients and prepare accurate cost estimates for each job, including making revisions when necessary
  • Evaluate all available production methods to determine which method is most efficient and economical
  • Utilize estimating software to provide quotes to our Customer Service team
  • Work with outside vendors as needed to establish pricing for services which complement our internal capabilities
  • Coordinate with our Purchasing and Shipping/Receiving teams to ensure that necessary materials are in stock

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working under tight deadlines
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to calculate the quantity of paper, ink, plates and time required to complete a job
  • Deadline oriented and able to work with minimal supervision

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required; a bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in the printing and/or packaging industry

This full-time position includes the following benefits:

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k saving plan with company match
  • Paid Vacation
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