New Business Development Manager/Estimator – Seaton Industrial – Fordsville, KY 42343

New Business Development Manager/Estimator
Seaton IndustrialFordsville, KY 42343


Responsible for entering into negotiations with customers and trade partners by reviewing terms and conditions, establishing pricing, contract formulation, and any supplier management conditions affecting the company. This is a freelance, commission-based position that may require occasional travel within Kentucky and surrounding areas.


Develop and create meaningful, lasting relationships with future clients with the intent of finding ways to improve their business with our services

Provide accurate and timely local supplier negotiations and contracting

Manage and execute contract agreements consistent with sourcing guidelines

Analyze plans and specifications to determine the scope of work

Read blueprints, drawings and technical documents to prepare estimates

Recognize, understand and mitigate potential risk for each bid assigned

Collaborate with engineers, architects, owners, and project managers on estimates

Prepare conceptual estimates off a preliminary floor plan or sketch

Identify and quantify cost factors such as production time, materials, equipment, and labor

Identify, understand and develop strategic opportunities for bid preparation

Monitor subcontractor/vendor participation during the bidding process

Organize, post, and maintain bid documents utilizing on-line file sharing systems

Participate in subcontractor/vendor proposal reviews and scope confirmation

Prepare timely and accurate quantity take-offs assignments


Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent


Minimum 5 Years Industrial Estimating or Sales Experience

Strong sales skills

Blueprint Reading

Business acumen including understanding the impact of purchasing costs on income statements, balance sheets, and cost structures

Have an established network of clients seeking value driven suppliers

Ability to obtain clearance for U.S. Government contracts procurements

Purchasing and supply chain experience

Ability to negotiate in a cost transparent environment

Ability to develop and improve vendor partnerships

Extensive knowledge of welding, fabrication and construction methods, processes and techniques

Job Type: Commission

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Blueprint Reading: 5 years
  • Estimation: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • Driver’s License

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