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Packaging Estimator

Company: Crescent
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Packaging Estimator seeks to understand the customer's need; defines the required service; research and develop the best engineered cost solution ensuring we meet our customer's needs, our company's needs, and our people's needs.As a key leader, the Packaging Estimator will support the Business in operating as outlined in the Crescent Way and 3P's:PurposeProcessPeopleWhile building on our Culture of:Doing It RightDoing It SafeDoing It WellEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesSafetyRead and understand the Crescent Safety Playbook - Doing It SafeEnsure Safe and well-maintained Work Environment and conditions throughout all workspaces, facility, and surrounding areasActively participate in Safety Committee activities and initiatives and champion and engage all staff and employees in cultivating and promoting a Safety-First CulturePeopleParticipate in Crescent talent selection, talent development and recognition processesSupport Training Program to ensure Crescent People have been appropriately trained to successfully satisfy required role and responsibilities as definedTrain and monitor staff as required, recognize, and develop People so that all have the opportunity to meet their greatest potential while proactively addressing areas of conflict and underperformancePromote a Work Environment where Crescent People are valued and can safely communicate, grow, and develop.ProductivityChampion the Crescent Culture of Doing it Right, Doing it Safe and Doing it Well and abide by all written and understood policies and proceduresIdentify, drive, and support all Continuous Improvement (CI) efforts through competitive price modeling and production line layoutResearch all relevant packaging and site production history, insights, and designs to ensure the customer's need is understoodDevelops comprehensive packaging engineering specifications for production usage and cost modelingSupport cross-functional teams to manage and prioritize staffing assignments to ensure customer demand and the production schedules are metCollaborates with Sales Operations and Production Management to research ideas for line improvements to ensure we stay competitiveAll other duties as assigned, including but not limited to the identification and training of an individual capable of successfully completing all stated Key Responsibilities as appropriate to maintain integrity of position for progression planning and coverage during times of absenceQualityMeasure, monitor, report, and account for applicable site KPI'sAnalyze customer-provided comprehensive packaging assembly specifications to generate Cost Models and present to the Production Floor with supportCollects and analyzes production line setups and performance data to create Engineered Line Drawings (ELDs) to improve Crescent's competitivenessCollaborates with Operations Finance and Sales Operations to stay abreast of Crescent and Customer sourcing strategiesCustomer ValueBuilds trust with our customer, establishing a strong and open relationship in which the customer is a stake holder in our long-term successBuilds a trusting relationship with Sales and Site Operations to facilitate the necessary discussions to ensure areas of improvement are understoodDrives Continuous Improvement by analyzing packaging handling/assembly steps and step time requirements to ensure a cost competitive solutionActively investigates and engages vendors/suppliers to develop value-added solutionsFinancialSafeguard applicable site KPIs to meet established targets and satisfy customer demandImprove organizational efficiency and waste reductionAlign and optimize the allocation of People and resources to meet established production and company goalsEstimate and manage the correct consumption of all material and suppliesCultural CompetenciesDo It RightDoing what is right for our Customers, doing what is right for our Company and doing what is right for our People. Continually improving the quality of our product and services. Monitoring and measuring every key ingredient which could negatively impact our quality. Doing it Right ensures we will always be a Premier Service Provider.Systematic Trainer: willing and able to develop PeopleProcess Oriented: able to follow structure where it exists and create (document) structure as neededResilient: able to deal with the unexpected and not easily flusteredDetail Oriented: organized and follows up to ensure task completionWork Ethic: task and big picture focused with a willingness to extend the extra effortTime Management: assess and understands priorities and executes with a sense of urgencyDo It SafeProviding a safe environment and supporting our People to reach their highest potential. A safe environment where all forms of risk are assessed and controlled. A safe environment open to new ideas, where our People's opinions and overall well-being count. A diverse environment where everyone fits and can be successful.Self-assured Communicator: clear and concise; balanced talker and listenerConflict Management: can effectively assert and manage conflict and confrontational situations. Holds self and others accountableTemperament: patient, firm and flexible, energetic and enthusiastic, solutions orientedDo It WellOptimizing all our resources to efficiently and effectively perform all tasks well. Our overall productivity as a company is a reflection of the thousands of activities performed well each and every day by everyone. At Crescent, our ability to Do it Well is a real source of pride valued by our customers.Process Oriented: able to follow structure where it exists and create (document) structure as neededResilient: able to deal with the unexpected and not easily flusteredDetail Oriented: organized and follows up to ensure task completionWork Ethic: task and big picture focused with a willingness to extend the extra effortTime Management: assess and understands priorities and executes with a sense of urgencyWork Environment / Physical DemandsFast paced environment, requiring adaptability to constant changes in schedules, volumes, staffing and shift requirementsAbility to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arm's length, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, and crouchAbility to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 poundsManagement Reasoning & Organizational SkillsAbility to collect and process information and data in a detailed and thorough scientific manner to drive meaningful CI opportunities and initiatives to closure.Ability to investigate and apply knowledge, experience and data to make timely fact-based decisions and drive meaningful CI opportunities and initiatives to closure. Ability to think outside the box and innovate, exhibiting big picture thinking for both, immediate short-term needs and long-term strategy.The ability to communicate to diverse teams with facts and to balance talking with listening and to use communication to inspire People to achieve results. Being self-motivated to achieve set targets while continually anticipating and seeking out CI opportunities. Ability to accept, embrace and champion change management and naturally lead and influence.The ability to manage one's time effectively, schedule and prioritize tasks in accordance with the demands of the multi-faceted position in a fast-paced work environment.Systems UsageSystemUtilizationNulogyERPKronosHRQuickBaseSafety / Nonconformance'sCustomer Specific (EDI, SAP)As RequiredPackaging Software (CAPE and/or TOPS,ArtiosCAD)As RequiredSharePoint Site (Customer and/or CrescentOwned)Specifications, Planning, Sourcing, MaterialsInformationGreat PlainsAs Required/NeededPerformance Metrics and TrendsSafetyPeopleProductivityQualityCustomer ValueFinancialQualificationsEducation & Experience:Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering, Finance, and/or (5) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education andStrong capabilities with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communicationsStrong understanding of packaging design, assembly, and customer specificationsPreferred Qualifications:Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement (CI) experienceWe will know that the Packaging Estimator is successful if they can:Independently completing cost models in a timely mannerDrive performance improvement through design, modeling, and CI initiativesDrive cost competitiveness through cost modelingImprove organizational efficiency and waste reduction

Keywords: Crescent, Fairfield , Packaging Estimator, Professions , Fairfield, Ohio

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