Estimator

Recruiter
Castle Employment Agency Ltd
Location
Scarborough
Salary
£20000 - £25000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Castle Engineering & Manufacturing are looking for an Estimator for an established Engineering in the Scarborough area. The Estimator will be responsible for preparing cost estimates for product manufacturing, and communicating these to customers across the globe.

The key responsibilities for the Estimator role are:

* Determine cost estimate targets during the design and development process, recommending cost effective solutions
* Gather proposals, specifications and related documents and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products
* Utilise cost methodologies and tools and appropriate software models and packages to prepare and maintain reliable and accurate data
* Establish cost estimates of production processes and tooling costs and review alternatives or put forward recommendations for improvement
* Assess cost effectiveness of products and track actual costs relative to budget and report status on a regular basis to ensure costs are in line with forecasts
* Monitor and review data and information to detect or assess problems
* Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review
* Contribute to cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures and monitor trends
* Prepare cost and expenditure statements, reports and other necessary documentation at regular intervals to share with others in the business
* Support all activities in cost estimating and take a proactive approach towards improvements

The client is looking for the following skills/experience:

* Capacity to read and understand technical drawings
* Be computer literate, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
* Be able to communicate effectively across all levels to customers based all around the world
* Keen attention to detail

The salary for the position is £20,000-£25,000 depending upon experience.

For more information please call Sam Colling on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)