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Job Title:

Estimator 2

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Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Responsible for frequently preparing estimates on a variety of work that is transactional/routine/repeat and occasionally may be unique requiring the comparison of multiple options to build an estimate. Receive specifications from Customer Service and Sales, clarify any missing information and use pricing tools to generate pricing scenarios that best fit the customer needs. Build pricing estimates. Review historical quotes on renewals and update pricing to current costs.


Work assignments are often routine but on occasion may be non-routine and require some deviation from accepted practice and procedures to complete. Assignments are given in terms of subject area concerned, with specific objectives and possible problems identified. Follow guidelines which may include company and/or departmental policies and procedures, and rules and regulations that are well established but may require some deviation from normal operating procedures when completing more unique assignments

Receive job specification from customer service or Sales to ensure that the information needed to build an estimate has been provided. Contact Sales to gather missing/incomplete information required to price a job.
Enter specifications in to pricing systems/software to build pricing scenarios. Make selections for manufacturing equipment groups and locations to best match the customers delivery requirements and offer the best price option.
May review historical estimates to determine the new estimate. May make alterations to scenarios to offer customer multiple options.
May work with manufacturing operations on new or unique opportunities to ensure projects can be produced in house. May engage Sourcing on work that requires outside vendors to produce and establish cost basis.
Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned

Job Requirements:

Job Knowledge & Skills
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HS diploma or equivalent with 2-4 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment or office environment complimentary to the duties of the job, OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of work experience.

Requires very good knowledge of general administrative/manufacturing operations procedures and knowledge of job specific processes to successfully execute and complete the more progressive/complex duties of the job. Ability to follow company policy and understand any rules or regulations governing the work being completed and impact work has on department or company. Must have very good knowledge of technology to include computers and software programs such as MS Office or MAC word processing, spreadsheets or other programs specific to the job in order to complete duties successfully. Requires good knowledge of multiple functions or areas of the business in which there is frequent contact with while completing daily work assignments of the job. Must have very good oral and written communication skills sufficient to explain departmental policy, methods and/or procedures when completing assignments. Requires very good organizational skills sufficient to accomplish work by established deadlines and ability to coordinate phases of work with others.

Position may require overtime hours which may include extended hours either before or after one's shift. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen.


We are experiencing some EXCITING GROWTH at this time, and offer an excellent benefits package for all full-time team members. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, and a 401K savings plan. In addition, we have 10 paid holidays, vacation time, and various employee discounts. Come join our team TODAY!

Company Information

RR Donnelley / Genesis Packaging is a specialty corrugate manufacturing and logistics organization in Lemont, Illinois. We provide specialty corrugated packaging and displays, and are a very unique sheet manufacturing and logistics organization with some of the finest print capabilities in the corrugated industry, as well as litho mounting & die cutting (flat bed & rotary) capabilities. Our team is proud to serve our customers with marketing kits, promotional packaging, retail packaging and POS / POP displays.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are encouraged to APPLY ONLINE ONLY at our website of: No walk-in's, phone inquiries, or emails are accepted.

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