Cost Estimator

President Container Group, a leading independent manufacturer of Corrugated Packaging (Sheets, Boxes, Trays, Partitions, Displays etc.) is seeking a full time experienced Cost Estimator for its corporate location in Moonachie, NJ.

Job Summary:

The Cost Estimator is a hands-on quoting and cost estimating position, responsible for on-time completion of customer quote activity. The position will work collaboratively with customers, manufacturing and sales to develop price quotations for corrugated packaging.


  • Accurate and timely processing of quotes, orders and routings to maintain best possible lead time and equitable return for the company.
  • Create quotes in online manufacturing tool while considering size, print specifications, number of printing colors required, etc.
  • Determine quote level and priority in order to allocate appropriate time and resources.
  • Determine costs of producing products and provides quote information for customers.
  • Document on the quote all exceptions to the customer request.
  • Address all customer specifications in the quote.
  • Update estimates for change requests.
  • Utilize quote metrics and contribute to the continuous improvement of the quoting process.
  • Consult with necessary personnel in order to formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Enters data and maintains related files.
  • Communicate effectively all details of the quote.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree in an Engineering related field or experience in the Manufacturing Industry.
  • Previous quoting, estimating or purchasing experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Excel, MS Windows, Internet and Outlook.
  • Must be results oriented and drive continuous improvement.
  • Complete attention to detail for accurate completion of quotes.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and recommend solutions.

President Container Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. President Container Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

« Back to Employment Opportunities

To apply, please complete the form below:

    • Resume:
    • Cover Letter:
    • captcha