Project Manager/cost Estimator
Build costing templates by creating bills of material, establishing machine rates, and identifying other expense factors to generate highly accurate quotations for a customer base of over 100 customers. This includes Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier to Vera Bradley, Walt Disney, Behr Corporation, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and Lincoln Life Corporation.
- Principal Director in improving sales and profitability in a rapidly changing and challenging market through cost analysis and process improvements.
- Collaborate with customers and internal engineering, sales, and production staff regarding layout, materials, and design parameters.
- Adapted quotation and order systems to include additional capabilities due to new machinery.
- Streamlined quotation and order entry by implementing software system which reduced staffing requirements by 50 %. Created historical data base for quotation verification.