Senior Estimator Projects

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Steel work estimator £28k- £40k Teesside, manufacturing, excellent working hours, benefits.

Your new company
A large and well respected manufacturing organisation based on Teesside.
To manage a small team within the group of companies that secure orders that match the capabilities of the group. This will be by offering robust and competitive detailed engineering solutions.

Your new role

  • Manage, Control and filter all incoming tenders via the Sales Database. It will be your responsibility to ensure the customers and the business priorities and timescales are achieved.
  • Ensure that tenders are resubmitted in line with the customer's requirements and that all costs are detailed on the relevant estimating systems such as EMS and online advantage.
  • Ensure all credit checks are executed and orders are acknowledged in line with all procedures.
  • Manage and facilitate all CD1's and CH1's ensuring that handover costs are clear, concise and understood.
  • Prepare monthly reports which relate directly to your department this will include monitoring against the relevant KPI's. These reports will be required by senior management.
  • Work closely with the customer to ensure you offer technical solutions to their specification. Site visits, surveys and travelling may be expected to fulfil the role.
  • Identify new processes and / or resource that will improve the effectiveness and continual improvement within your department e.g. training, greater flexibility, new software etc.
  • Establish close working relationships with suppliers that will assist the business in delivering cost effective solutions for the customer.
  • Implement and monitor a monthly plan that includes, visits, market information, meeting reports and new opportunities and feed this information into the Head of Sales.
  • Submit a monthly report which includes the monitoring of the departmental business and your personal KPI's.
  • Ensure that all the commercial T&C's are agreed and negotiated in line with the ADE levels of authority & support individuals through final contract negotiations where relevant.
  • Achieve departmental budgets, profitability and viability targets through liaison with the manufacturing / Contract Managers and through significant involvement and decision making at the estimating stage
  • Identify the training requirements of your department.
  • Carry out team briefs and communication sessions with your team as required.

What you'll need to succeed
Knowledge and Experience A strong technical and estimating background in securing orders for the supply, manufacture and installation.
He /she should be qualified to a HNC level and / or have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the tendering process.
He/She must be fully conversant in the knowledge and preparation of estimating practices and standards. Contacts Senior Managers/ Directors - To represent the department at internal meetings and report on latest business opportunities and KPI's Manufacturing / Contracts Understand all the manufacturing and installation capabilities of the group Clients - To promote the group and its capability to all levels in the supply chain. This will include site visits and sales presentations where relevant.

What you'll get in return
Steel work estimator £28k- £40k Teesside, manufacturing, excellent working hours, benefits.

What you need to do now
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