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Estimator

- Wingham, ON

Britespan is looking for an Estimator to join our growing team.

  • Do you want to work with an organization that empowers you, encourages you to think strategically and creatively and has THE BEST team environment?
  • Great, intellectually challenging work driving CI initiatives (not repetitive!)

We are quickly becoming the fastest growing manufacturer in the fabric building industry, and need skilled, passionate individuals to join our growing team! Britespan offers competitive wages, health benefits, and pension.

The Position Operates:

Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Reporting Leader: Estimating Leader
Location: Head Office: 688 Josephine Street, Wingham

Why Britespan? 

  • Work as part of a fun and engaging team out of our corporate office
  • Freedom in creativity
  • New and challenging work (not repetitive!)
  • Experience new markets and products on a regular basis
  • Always busy; never a dull moment!
  • Be part of the team driving R&D and CI initiatives
  • Great work and intellectually challenging
  • Small, friendly team environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Annual clothing allowance
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Great Corporate Culture
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Engaged in community support / engagement initiatives
  • Growing company & industry
  • Benefit and Pension

Position Summary:

The Estimator is responsible for supporting the Britespan Sales Team & Dealer Network by quoting custom projects outside the scope of standard offerings. The Estimator will make use of programs such as AutoCAD and Excel to accomplish this task in a timely manner. The Estimator will be expected to collaborate with several departments to provide accurate project costing and design.

Position Qualifications:

Education & Knowledge

  • Completion of a post-secondary program in a related field
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and limitations – Asset

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Time Management and Attention to Detail
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge and skills quickly
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to read blueprints and parts lists
  • Excellent judgement and decision-making
  • Competent in AutoCAD – Asset
  • Analytical Mindset and Data Analysis Skills – Asset
  • Ability to use Sketchup – Asset

Experience

  • Design or business administration (or equivalent work experience)
  • Previous experience in costing, design, and manufacturing
  • Familiarity with machining and/or welding and fabrication – Asset
  • 2 years’ experience in estimating/quoting – Asset

Communication

  • Excellent English Communication Skills (both Oral and Written) internal and external from Britespan
  • French – Asset
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Mindset

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products, quality standards, and manufacturing processes
  • Provides Sales Support to Britespan’s Dealer Network for projects by providing custom profiles, spacing, and costing
  • Analyze project requirements and specifications
  • Sketch and design custom profiles using engineering concepts to address challenges and requests from management, Dealers and Customers
  • Assist Engineering with centerlines and gage maps when required
  • Provide accurate and detailed costing on custom projects
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines, and expectations throughout the quoting process
  • Provide analytical support for production KPI Reports
  • Develop, Improve and Maintain costing models and tools for the Estimating Department
  • Drive Continuous Improvement within all tasks within Estimating Department
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Working Conditions / Physical Demands:

All employees are to participate in, and positively contribute to the company culture, Health and Safety initiatives, continuous improvement and abide by the Employment Standards Act and all company policies and procedures while maintaining a customer service mindset.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About Britespan Building Systems Inc.:

Britespan has been in the steel-framed fabric structure industry since 2010 and offers the widest product line available today. We design, engineer and manufacture each product line in-house. With Authorized Dealerships across North America and Europe, Britespan is rapidly growing their global presence.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Interested in applying?

Please fill out the following application and attach your resume:

Apply to become a dealer

Referral Bonus Details: In your application email, please put the name of the person that has referred you. The bonus shall be paid upon completion of the referred applicants probationary period.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

 

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