Estimating Manager

Reed Engineering
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Estimating Manager
Salary: £25-42000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Hours: 7.30am-4pm Monday-Thursday, 7.30am-12.30pm Friday

Are you able to manage the tender process, accurately quoting enquiries, ensuring all added value opportunities are within the tender?

Can you ensure all tenders are delivered on time, with monitoring of success rate, whilst correctly estimating forecast against actual costs?

Based in Bristol, this client is a market-leader in the precision engineering field, supplying current and aftermarket products for high level civil and defence aerospace customers.

Main duties of the job

• Raise and supply quotations against enquiries, on time
• Add in value where appropriate
• Monitor success rate of quotations
• Accurately forecast costs against
• Assess viability of enquiry against production and personnel capabilities
• Plan best manufacturing routing
• Obtain quotations for sub-contracting

Experience and skills required

• Manufacturing/production process experience within the aerospace or equivalent field in precision engineering
• CNC machinery knowledge, in multi-axis, milling, turning, grinding, and other manual machine operations
• Ability to read engineering drawings
• Operational people and procedures management experience
• MRP systems and reporting understanding
• Microsoft PC ability
• Suitable qualifications

The company offers an excellent salary, potential bonus 5% of salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, first year 1% moving to 3% pension scheme, 2 years’ salary death in service. For full details please contact Richard Burgess at REED Engineering on 0117 317 8000 / 07906 165395 or email

If this does appeal to you, please do contact me, with your current CV please.

Should the vacancy not be for you, but you are aware of someone else who may suit, if they gain the job, £100 of shopping vouchers are yours.

And finally, if this role is not in line with your current skill-sets, but would like some assistance on career progression, please do let me know.

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