VT Industries Estimator in Holstein, Iowa
at VT Industries
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Estimating positions at VT consist of a variety of different job functions paramount of which is generating timely and accurate price bids on prospective jobs for our distributor network. Estimators also assist with other functions like order processing, sample processing, and ship date assignments for orders. They work closely with several other internal departments at VT while processing their daily work.
Calculates timely, accurate price quotes on prospective jobs for customers and company reps.
Focuses on quality and accuracy with data entry of quotes and loading jobs
Has a good understanding of VT product offering, construction, labeling and hardware restrictions
Secures pricing for special or subcontracted materials
Prepares order files and creates initial shop numbers
Works with internal customers to assign ship dates and customer request move ups
Initiates sample requests (new and rework) and follows up manufacturer
Confers with Project Coordinators, Schedulers, and Technical Services when appropriate
Electronically loads jobs into the order entry system when VT successfully bids a project
Communicates and cooperates with work redistribution as work load changes for self or co-workers
Supports 5S/lean program keeping work area organized
Available to work 8 to 10 hours per day as required
Observes all safety policies and procedures at all times
Participates in customer service team meetings
Works individually or with team members as assigned, maintaining a positive work environment
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Above average computer/software skills
Works well with both internal and external customers
Able to work without supervision
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills and customer service skills
Able to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Eager and willing to gain knowledge of door products and processes
Organized and consistently works toward continuous improvement
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Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.
VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.
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