VT Industries Data Entry - Estimator in Holstein, Iowa
Data Entry - Estimator at VT Industries
Date Posted: 4/1/2021
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Summary: Provides formal price quotations and proposals to distributors for wood or laminate faced doors. Acts as the primary customer contact with distributors and territory sales representatives but may redirect calls to other personnel associated with the project for more detailed conversations or information. May delegate some data entry responsibilities to estimator assistants.
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
Functions as a resource for distributors
Negotiates competitive pricing
Secures pricing for special or subcontracted materials
Follows up with customers regarding bid projects
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
Works with Marketing to provide customers with brochures and binders
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
Knowledge and Skills:
Able to use all office equipment: computers, fax, copier, printers, telephones, calculators
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 add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
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 work toward continuous improvement
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Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Holstein , IA (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/location/Iowa/Holstein/)
Job Type: Customer Service (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/category/Customer-Service/) Admin - Clerical Entry Level (https://www.jobs.net/jobs/vt-industries/en-us/search/United-States/category/Entry-Level/)
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 4/1/2021
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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