General Stamping & Metalworks has committed to aggressively pursuing growth.
The Senior Estimator will be principally responsible for accurately estimating the direct cost (material, resource, time) of producing a specific part or assembly, tool or prototype.
Component parts within 24 hours of RFQ receipt
Prototype within customer due date
Tooling within customer due date
This job description is intended to be an overview of primary responsibilities for this position. All employees are charged with providing assistance in generally similar duties when management deems it necessary. Special projects and activities may also be created where employees’ talents can best be utilized. In addition, General Stamping & Metalworks is a growing organization responding to an ever-changing market. It is expected that tasks and requirements will change from time to time and employees will be asked to respond as needed and within reason.
Organizational Relationships and Authority
The Senior Estimator reports directly to the VP of Business Development of the company and works collaboratively with engineers, accountants, programmers, technologists, and Supply Chain Employees to complete estimates on time. There are currently no direct reports associated with this position; however the Senior Estimator has the responsibility to voice concerns discovered during the estimation process regarding tolerances, or feasibility issues with those parties responsible for resolution.
Estimator-Metal Fabricated Parts & Assemblies:
Job Demands and Expectations
All personnel are expected to update job knowledge on an ongoing basis by identifying and participating in functionally related educational opportunities, reading professional publications, reporting key learnings to the management team, maintaining personal networks to the benefit of the company, participating in professional organizations and contributing to continuous improvement teams where indicated or requested.
Qualifications and Competencies
To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess excellent interpersonal skills, be able to produce coherent written documents that are free of spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors, possess a reasonably optimistic and supportive attitude, and maintain the strictest confidence regarding all issues and information regarding the company’s operations, its employee, financial matters, and personal matters of which the employee may become aware in the course of their work. The individual will also maintain competency with the following programs and equipment:
Dependability: Follows procedures and responds to management direction: takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits time necessary to reach goals; meets deadlines or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Problem Solving: Utilizes creative talents and skills to successfully resolve problems; develops solutions that work; works well with others to solve problems and resolve situations.
Initiative: Looks to improve existing processes; seeks increased responsibility; undertakes self-development activities; demonstrates persistence to overcome obstacles and achieve goals.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments prepared and on time.
Supplier Relations: Represents GSM with a high degree of professionalism; clearly communicates our equipment, tooling, and software requirements; works to create and maintain key partnerships to support GSM’s core processes.
Technical Skills: Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise to support the development of other team members.
Organizational Support: Supports organizational goals and values; follows policies and procedures; recommends changes necessary to improve GSM culture.
Quality: Consistently produces accurate and complete work; recommends methods to improve and sustain higher quality standards; solicits feedback from production teams to improve the delivered product.
Quantity: Completes work in a timely manner to support objectives of administrative and production groups; pursues technologies to increase productivity.
Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates engaging presentation skills; participates in meetings.
Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Minimum of two years estimating in a metal manufacturing production environment (preferred)
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Salary/Wages and Benefits
Refer to corporate compensation schedule for this position.
Conditions of Hire
All employment with GSM, Inc., is at-will by the employer and employee.