As a company in the Timberland Group, TIMBERLAND EQUIPMENT LIMITED is a Canadian-owned, entrepreneurial, globally recognized company located in Woodstock, Ontario, where we are a fully operational facility with sales, engineering, and manufacturing departments all under one roof.
We are looking for an Application Specialist/Engineer – Estimator. This is a full-time position with an attractive compensation package for the right candidate.
This position is responsible for product cost estimating, proposal and specification preparation, and supporting Business Development Managers and customers as required. Significant liaison with Business Development Managers, Engineering and Manufacturing is required. The position summary is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.
Preparation of Estimates and Proposals
Read and evaluate customer specifications and terms & conditions of inquiry
Determine with Engineering, General Sales Manager, the equipment/concept to be quoted
Review customer conditions and terms with General Sales Manager
Estimate the material for the product quoted and consolidate with the engineering and manufacturing estimates
Review specification, sales literature and drawing as required; if none available, prepare technical specification and/or drawing required
Prepare written commercial proposals
Create and maintain detailed price list with appropriate back-up detailed estimates for equipment items
Maintain standard pricing on selected equipment within product line of responsibility
Customer Liaison and Correspondence
Communicate with customers when referred or in Business Development Manager’s absence
Prepare letters, proposals and specifications as required
Ensure customer queries are answered in a timely fashion
Distribute and retrieve customer satisfaction surveys in a timely manner
Initiate sales order requisitions, clarifying any uncertainties
Liaise with Engineering and Manufacturing including organizing and leading the “kick-off” meeting to ensure equipment supplied meets specification
Liaise with Purchasing on buy items
Assist in organization, composition and editing of promotional material including literature
Ensure photographs are taken of equipment prior to shipment
Work with General Sales Manager and Engineering to cost potential new products
Provide input and suggestions for new products/improvements
BY JOINING OUR TEAM YOU WILL
Gain experience in a medium sized company designing and building custom equipment; a company who successfully competes with the large, multi-national corporations
Build skills in sales engineering and technical proposal writing with the opportunity to develop your skills in outside sales or design should you wish
Get valuable work experience and exposure to sales, engineering and manufacturing
Witness and be hands-on with design/build/testing of our equipment
Gain an understanding of the full circle of design, from concept generation to market implementation and beyond
ATTRIBUTES WE SEEK:
Post-secondary education in Engineering or Business or equivalent work experience
2 – 3 years of experience estimating/inside sales in a manufacturing environment, with a mechanical aptitude
Experience with electrical drive control systems an asset
Proven sense of urgency in completing tasks
Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, and effectively manage assignments
Ability to work well in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
Experience with diverse and custom order products
Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process.
Due to the volume of resumes received we kindly ask that you do not call regarding the status of your application.
No recruiters please.