US Nameplate Co

U.S. Nameplate Company manufactures identification labels, plates, tags and signs.  We are the preferred supplier to over 3,000 Original Equipment Manufacturers’ in the U.S. and worldwide.  Headquartered in Mount Vernon, Iowa, U.S. Nameplate Company is a closely held, family owned and operated company proud of its history of more than 60 years in the industry. More information about U.S. Nameplate Company is available at our website:


Job Summary 

Estimates screen printing or digital imaging production job costs. Consults with internal and external customers to discuss and formulate estimates. Analyzes sketches, drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documents to prepare time, cost, labor, percentage of profit, and material estimates for various production jobs by performing the following duties personally. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Receives quotation requests from the sales department and prepares estimates. 
  • Gathers information necessary to estimate job including artwork, blueprints, specifications, and other related material. 
  • Works closely with internal and external customers to formulate estimates and resolve conflicts. 
  • Compiles list of material, labor, and time requirements, and estimates equipment requirements and subcontracted services, utilizing knowledge of products and printing techniques. 
  • Receives and checks for correctness, purchase orders for printing and imaging jobs or accounts. 
  • Computes cost estimates and price summaries for specified jobs, and presents prepared estimates. 
  • Checks job cost sheets daily for accuracy. 
  • Checks daily labor cost summary for adherence to schedule, overtime accrual, productive and nonproductive labor, and makeover costs.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, once trained. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability one must already have or be able to achieve in training.

Education, Experience & Abilities

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Estimating experience desired but not required
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ability to read a blue print desired but not required
  • Good judgment of color, design, and printing quality
  • Engineering skills helpful but not required
  • Customer service experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Ability to stay focused and work within deadlines
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time


  • PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) match
  • Health and supplemental insurances available
COVID-19 Precautions:

Face masks required when in motion or within 6' of another person.  Routine cleaning of work space, break room, bathrooms, etc.  Social distancing at all times when possible.  Continued mask wearing & hand washing/sanitizing throughout the day.  No one allowed on site that is not feeling well or exhibits any COVID-19 related symtoms.

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US Nameplate Co

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Job ID: 77275

Posted 4 days ago

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