Navistar Direct Marketing
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • depending on experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

After 60 days

We are a commercial printing and direct mail production company seeking hard working, self-motivated Estimator to join our team.


Estimates labor and material costs for all divisions of a direct mail package or other commercial printed matter. Secures other services and materials not available at Navistar Direct Marketing. Provides technical support to customer service and sales.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.


  • Reads and interprets package specifications from a customer's specification sheet, purchase order, sketches, or samples
  • Works closely with Sales regarding opportunities with top customers and new prospects
  • Calculates unit and production costs; considering facts such as but not limited to size, paper stock requirements, finishing operations, post finishing operations, end use of product, and quality of finished product or package
  • Confers with department heads and production personnel to develop or confirm information regarding various cost elements
  • Analyzes cost effectiveness and provides a competitive price to the customer via the Quote Letter System
  • Focuses on department goals of producing competitive, accurate quotes within a targeted time frame


  • Reviews all incoming jobs for cost effectiveness and production efficiency
  • Changes job processes to match actual functions being performed
  • Creates change orders to reflect prices differences between the quoted price and the new price after changes to the job
  • Stays current with Navistar Direct Marketing Services and other vendors capabilities


  • Has extensive knowledge of all paper inventoried by Navistar Direct Marketing
  • Purchases job specific paper (paper not in Navistar Direct Marketing's inventory)
  • Coordinates services, which cannot be performed at Navistar Direct Marketing with outside vendors
  • Creates purchase orders for all purchases

Technical Support

  • Offers alternatives to specifications to improve competitiveness, profitability, and/or performance
  • Provides technical assistance to customer service, sales, and customers on all aspects of the production of a package.
  • Works closely with customer service as needed at order entry, matching quotes to actual specifications for accuracy, and other technical questions.

Problem Solving

  • Develops alternative solutions to jobs that differ from the quote.
  • Provide creative solutions to work that doesn't fit Navistar Direct Marketing's equipment.

Department Goals, Strategies, and Procedures

  • Follows and supports department procedures and company policies
  • Understands and supports the Company, Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Business Attributes
  • Establishes personal goals to improve personal and department performance
  • Plays a role in the execution of company goals that when achieved will accumulate in the fulfillment of the Company Vision


  • Knows and follows the safety procedures of the department
  • Reports work related injuries to supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Two-year degree from college or technical school from college or university; or fours years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be authorized to work in the United States and successfully pass a comprehensive criminal background investigation.
Navistar Direct Marketing participates in the E-Verify program. Navistar Direct Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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