Accord Carton is seeking a full-time Estimator to work in our Alsip location.

This position requires you to compute job estimates that represent our best production cost capability to competitively meet customer requirements and provide the highest profit returns.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare production estimates based on customer specifications as received from the customer, sales and customer service representatives, CAD and the president. Processing estimates when required information is available for computations.
  • Price production jobs using established standards and procedures, non-standard jobs will require input from the Sales Manager, CFO or President.
  • Process customer and sales inquiries in a prompt, courteous, efficient manner.
  • Organize workflow and information requirements to meet customer demands.
  • Manage telephone calls professionally, efficiently and with good communication skills.
  • Working with the Fold-ware computer system for processing estimates.
  • Keeping production estimates confidential, secure and available for retrieval.
  • Maintaining up to date cost of materials and plant labor cost.
  • Modifying estimates when required due to customer changes and other situations.
  • Recommending changes to estimates that will reduce the price for customers and still meet the customer's needs and Accord Carton profit return requirements.
  • Attend production and customer service department meetings.


3-5 plus years’ of experience as an estimator is desired. High School diploma required (BS in Accounting or Business desired). Sales or customer service experience and familiarity with folding carton processes is highly desirable. Experience with job estimating using computer systems.

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Accord Carton is an EOE