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Bid Estimator

Coppell, TX | TempToFT

Post Date: 08/18/2017 Job ID: 83481 Specialties: Administrative/Clerical Pay Rate: $19.00/hour

CornerStone Staffing has partnered with a customer that is the third-largest manufacturer of kitchen cabinets in the United States and Canada. Our company has served builders since 1980 the company launched a new brand in 1990; They have been committed to delivering on-time and complete cabinetry ever since.

CornerStone Staffing is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title: Cabinet Estimator II

Location: Coppell, TX

Pay: $18-19/hr

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7am to 4pm, occasional OT and a Saturday every now and again

To support the selling process by preparing layouts and quotes for the sales staff and to manager the customer file by building effective relationships in and effort to profitably sell kitchen and bath cabinets on a day to day basis while meeting and/or exceeding sales and expense targets.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Prepare layouts, quotes and bids for sales staff

Manage contract expiration dates and files

Implement all price increases by updating and processing all paperwork to maintain margins

Monitor SAM 24 pricing report to minimize lost revenue

Build effective business relationships with customer purchasing managers

Assist in resolving day to day problems with field and operations FSR, Sales Reps and customer purchasing managers

Additional responsibilities include: preparation and review of kitchen cabinet layouts and designs for function, aesthetics and cost; field measuring; order placement; blueprint reading; and preparation of daily and monthly reports.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

Education, Experience and Skills

Undergraduate degree in design, business or related field, relevant experience may be substituted for a formal education

Experience in kitchen layout and design

Knowledge of the selling process and bid preparation

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Proactive problem solving skills

Technical aptitude and ability to understand the construction business

Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Effective organization skills

Industry experience - have worked with builders in the past and have the business acumen skills

Able to read blueprints

Experience with design in construction and also pricing - Have the mentality "if you design it, you price it"

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, and interpret common business documents including technical reports, charts, graphs and diagrams. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with customers/clients in an effort to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers/clients, members of the business community and public.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret graphs and diagrams.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Application Process Includes:

  • Drug testing

  • Background check

For immediate consideration, send your resume to Leigh at leighl@cornerstonestaffing.com

Please add "Estimator II" in the subject line when presenting your resume.

To Apply for this Job:

1. Click the Apply Online button at the top of this page, then:

If you are currently registered with CornerStone Staffing, click the I have a username and password and want to log in button to add yourself as a candidate to this job.

If you are NOT currently registered with CornerStone Staffing, click the I need to register button to complete the application

2. After you complete the online application, please come into our office for an interview Monday-Thursday at 9AM:

CornerStone Staffing LasColinas

5525 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 155

Irving, TX 75038


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