Estimate cost of manufacturing paperboard boxes.
What does a Paperboard Boxes Estimator do?
Estimates cost of manufacturing paperboard boxes, according to specifications, blueprints, and diagrams, using tables, charts, and arithmetic calculations: Confers with plant production personnel to select machines for possible use in manufacturing boxes. Reads tables to estimate cost of each production operation. Determines positions of pattern on blank to minimize waste and facilitate operations on machines. Calculates total material to be used and total material cost, using calculator and considering quantity, quality, and style of box, packaging, and delivery rates. Submits total estimate to sales department. May estimate cost of manufacturing boxes made from other types of materials.