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We seek an Estimator to join our team at our Owensville operations center.

The Estimator is responsible for preparing accurate cost estimates for projects for our Sales team.

Jahabow is a leading designer and fabricator of commercial-grade retail display cases and millwork/décor. Associates work directly with leading retailers like Sam's Club, Academy, Kohl's, and Walmart to create shopping experiences seen every day. Our company must foster a creative and self-motivated atmosphere to be relevant in today's retail world, and we are looking for energetic and industrious people to help us build on our decades of success.

Jahabow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Prepares estimates by gathering & examining project specifications, vendor quotations, & production methods & ascertaining best practices
  • Identifies labor, material, & scheduling requirements by studying bills of material, proposals, drawings, & other related documents
  • Works with Sales, Project Managers, Engineers, & Scheduling to clarify incomplete specifications
  • Computes costs by identifying material, machine & labor requirements
  • Refines specifications based on knowledge/experience to
    • Achieve efficient production methods
    • Lower costs
    • Increased suitability for end use
    • Amend manufacturing steps to ensure quality
  • Presents estimates to clients & account managers
  • Assembles & displays both numerical & descriptive details
  • Creates organized, detailed production plans
    • Communicates plans throughout the manufacturing process
  • Accomplishes tasks & goals promptly
  • Builds relationships with suppliers to expand capabilities
  • Provides consultation on planning
    • Schedules
    • Manpower needs
    • Etc.
  • Completes other projects as assigned or needed
  • 2+ years of estimating experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Assembly experience a plus
  • Knowledge of costs & manufacturing to keep business profitable
  • Proficient in relevant software, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Wood, glass, aluminum experience preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with speed, efficiency, & accuracy
  • Analytical mindset with emphasis on mathematical calculations
  • Exceptional written and oral communication in a business setting
  • Aptitude to learn & effectively use multiple software platforms
  • Thoroughness and reliability
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Adept relationship management
Job Benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401K
  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • Short/long-term disability
  • Accident care
  • Cancer care
  • Hospital Indemnity

Every employee is eligible for insurance on the first Monday of the following month.

Job Location
1004 Industrial Drive, Owensville, Missouri, 65066
Employment Type
Date posted
June 20, 2024
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