Print Estimator

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Press Expert
Sep 7, 2022
Print Estimator

Gulf Printing & Packaging Co L.L.C

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Description


The primary responsibility of the Print Estimator is to develop cost estimates on

routine and complex jobs as required by customer's

requests, to assist Sales/Purchasing/Management in the custom manufacturing of our clients print

work. The ideal individual will be an integral part of the unit's workflow, has an

awareness of unrelated activities and must be able to

interact and successfully

complete projects with senior managers.

Job Duties:

• Analyse documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labour estimates. • Engineer the best production plan for a project.

• Evaluate all methods available for producing a job and

provides quotes based on the most economical method. and printing

• Plan jobs using a variety of substrates


• Revise estimates as needed due to specification


• Perform job cost analysis.

• Develop knowledge of materials available and

recommends cost saving


• Prepare estimates used by management for purposes

such as planning,

organizing and scheduling work.

⚫ Consult with sales, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and

formulate estimates and resolve issues.

• Must evaluate individual responsibilities and use initiative and

resourcefulness to develop new methods, criteria or propose new policies. •Maintain estimating standard procedures. • Assure quality standards are met before delivering a


Qualifications: • Bachelors or Associates Degree/Diploma in related

field or equivalent work

experience. • Minimum 2 years in the printing/packaging industry. • Strong math, computer and analytical skills.

Ability to work well under tight deadlines for projects of

various size and scope.

• Must have a comprehensive knowledge of all printing processes, paper, ink, computer operation and purchasing

• Complete ability to calculate the quality of paper, ink,

plates and the time required to complete each job. • Experience using several different substrates and

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