Cost Estimator

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to be part of our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your own career.</span></p>

Bay Shore, Long Island, NY


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

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Overview: <p>Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 1500 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">a</span> building <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">strength</span> on strength acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.</p> <p>A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">big</span> <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">brands</span>. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our deep industry knowledge and design innovation.</p> <p>As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision.</p> <p>Joining us now is a chance to lead our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your own career.</p> <p><strong>Who we need<br /><br /></strong>Array is adding an Estimator to the team in Bay Shore, Long Island to support increased demand. This is a chance to be part of a growing global organization while building your career right here on Long Island. Vastly different from construction, this is chance to apply your expertise in the costs, materials, sizes and engineering of the highly specific for the display manufacturing industry. You have a high attention to detail and understand the importance of accuracy - and the domino effect of errors -in measurements and estimates. You are familiar with manufacturing process from materials to models and beyond; yet you are equally comfortable working with sales and other teams; an invaluable team player, you thrive in a laid-back but fast-paced environment.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li>A collaborative atmosphere. You want to be part of a team and a company where you can reach out to anyone from a Designer to a Sales Rep to an Engineer to gather information, ask a question or run an idea past. This is a low-ego environment where we share knowledge and ideas; provide and accept feedback.</li> <li>Empowerment. You are given the autonomy to make decisions and trusted to do your job well, in a timely manner. You will work for a supportive manager who is there to guide you.</li> <li>Impact and exposure. You are looking for a company you can commit to; one where you can build your career. As a leader in the industry, we work with Revlon, Ulta and Flower to name just a few brands. You will face interesting design and display challenges as you create your estimates. Your work will impact our client relationships and our growth.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our new Estimator will do:<br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Collaborate. Collect and receive information from the internal Design, Engineering and Sales teams. Analyse the details provided for proper manufacturing direction and reach back out face-to-face or via phone or email to fill in gaps.</li> <li>Produce a working estimate. Interpret renderings or sketch drawings to calculate complete estimates with yields, call-outs and assumptions for use by Project Management.</li> <li>Obtain quotes. Provide vendors with basic drawings and measurements to obtain quote. Retrieve accurate pricing from external vendors to feed the estimate. Alternatively, draw on knowledge and experience to assign approximate pricing to components or full displays when vendors do not respond in time.</li> <li>Produce a finished estimate. Gather, review, translate and complete all required information to create a finalized estimate on time. Transpose estimate into a comprehensive and understandable written summary to be used in formal quotes to the clients.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know you are the Estimator for us? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. College diploma.</li> <li>The experience. 3+ years as an Estimator in a manufacturing (not construction) setting. Display manufacturing experience is preferred.</li> <li>The accuracy and the innovation. Strong attention to detail and ability to work through various issues. Highly organized and extremely accurate.</li> <li>The drive and motivation. Commitment to delivering quality results and overcoming obstacles in a time-sensitive environment. Ability to prioritize multiple work streams while remaining calm in a fast-paced department and seek out new projects upon completion.</li> <li>The interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication. The ability to build relationships and the comfort to reach out to internal and external contacts to request information.</li> <li>The technical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Ability to interpret engineering design documents. Capable of drawing displays for rough estimation purposes.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Array way.<br /></strong><br />Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design&nbsp;studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees. At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to innovation to providing access to education, on-site learning and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.</p> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment<br /></strong><br />Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>