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Estimating Manager - Waxahachie, TX

Waxahachie, TX, US, 75165

CR Laurence


Job ID:  160969

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


Job Description 


The Estimating Manager will be responsible for the performance and activities of the USAL Estimating Department. This Leadership team member creates strategic plans to support value stream initiatives to improve customer experience. Position provides leadership, coaching and training for the staff as well as the ongoing development of individuals and team capability. Serves as a resource for product knowledge and company policies and procedures.




  • Manage, support and assign work to Estimating Team.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of Product Group products offered to customers
  • Review Quote requests to determine opportunities and correct product for the application.  Determine if the product is one that will be quoted.
  • Insure that detailed estimates are provided to our customers in a timely manner. 
  • Follow up on estimates and provide feedback concerning market pricing levels
  • Achieve acceptable sales and margin levels. Work with General Manager to adjust standards accordingly
  • Provide consultation, coordination, and assistance to our customers, sales force and internal personnel
  • Develop & maintain positive relationships with the Sales Force and Customers
  • Maintain detailed and organized records of bid documents, correspondence and other project specific information
  • Travel with outside sales personnel as required to promote customer relations
  • Provide product budget pricing for products.




  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience with Aluminum Storefront / Curtainwall Manufacturer or similar industry in Management position.
  • Associate’s Degree in an Engineering related program.
  • Ability to read, interpret, & understand architectural drawings and specifications that incorporate different building envelope solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of aluminum glazing systems & their applications
  • Understanding of glass, composite metal panels, and other infill options as well as their applications
  • Organized, self-starter with the ability to handle numerous projects, prioritize workload & provide technical support.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and independent thinking skills to anticipate and resolve issues.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively & conduct themselves professionally; excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Need to have good working knowledge of fabrication and installation in order to have good understanding of customer needs
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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