Estimator (3187)

Sales & Sales Support Byron, Minnesota


Position at Schmidt Printing, Inc.

Schmidt Printing is seeking an Estimator to provide pricing for the Sales Department, Billing and Schmidt’s customers.

Shift Available

  • Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm


Responsibilities Include:

  • Generate pricing for Sales Department requests.
  • Create pricing for jobs that have been produced and are ready to bill.
  • Create pricing for customer quote requests.
  • Update customer Price Schedules for pricing changes and paper adjustments.
  • Create Price Schedules for customers based on information supplied.
  • Provide technical assistance to multiple areas for our ability to manufacture different products.
  • Request pricing from Taylor Companies and other vendors for work that we outsource (stitching, drilling, envelopes, mailing, die-cutting, etc.).
  • Request pricing from purchasing for current paper prices on quotes being generated.
  • Generate reports for customer requested information.
  • Other tasks when requested.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in the publishing industry. An understanding of terminology, magazine binding specs, as well as direct mail components.
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact well with co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced team environment.
  • Must have strong math skills.
  • Ability to juggle and organize multiple tasks and requests.
  • Computer and typing skills.
  • Understanding of different paper types and their uses and the type of equipment that they need to run on.
  • Understanding of job layout for Pressroom and Finishing.
  • Experience in job planning or production areas is a benefit.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and word.


About Our Company

Our Total Rewards package of benefits and compensation reflects our bold commitment to creating opportunity and security for employees.


We offer a competitive base salary, and an attractive benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, incentive compensation plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday pay.


Schmidt is part of the Taylor Corporation family of companies, a forward-thinking organization that is uniquely positioned to recognize and capitalize on new opportunities. Our shared values and purpose of creating opportunity and security for our employees is at the core of everything we do. Taylor Corporation is one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., as well as one of the top-10 providers of personalized communications in North America. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies with 13,000+ employees are located across North America, China and Europe, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies and millions of small businesses and consumers.


Schmidt Printing provides unique, targeted and measurable digital and web-offset printing solutions to marketers across the country and around the world. Our customers range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in the direct marketing, retail, magazine publishing, events, franchise and healthcare vertical markets.


Schmidt Printing is located in Byron, Minnesota, just outside of Rochester, which was recently voted 6th in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade.