Engineering Sales Estimator - Technical Sales Engineer

Recruiter
Caged Tigers
Location
Halesowen, Dudley
Salary
£25000 - £30000/annum Plus bonus
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Client
Our client is one of the leading Midlands engineering businesses with a global reputation for excellence and expertise.

JOB SPECIFICATION
JOB TITLE: Estimating Engineer
REPORTING TO: Head of Estimating
JOB PURPOSE: To support the head of estimating in fulfilling and maintain estimation KPI’s and to improve the repeatability and profitability of manufacturing routes.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide timely and accurate estimates
• Reading and interpreting customer drawings and specifications
• Ensure forge dimensions will allow sufficient material to produce finished part
• Calculation of material yields
• Calculating material sawing times
• Calculation of forge times
• Calculation of machining times
• Costing of any and all testing requirements
• Liaison with subcontractors to obtain external pricing and lead-time
• Creation of purchase orders for external work
• Reviewing and implementing any previous routing change requests or lessons learnt activities
• Production of routing packs to allow manufacturing to take place
• Production of manufacturing drawings
• Investigation of variance to standard route
• Work with other departments to resolve any manufacturing issues as they arise
• Visiting customers, where required, to support the sales team
• Improvement of estimating and routing standardisation
• Preparation and submission of quotations
• Liaising with customers in order to secure orders
• Updating and maintaining estimation quotation database

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Provide timely and accurate estimates within 3 days or less
• Timely production of routing packs to ensure a consistent flow of work through the works
JOB CHALLENGES:
• Ensuring estimates and routing are of a high standard to ensure parts will meet the fit, form and function of the customer requirements
• Ensuring all KPI’s are in line with company expectation
RELATIONSHIPS:
• Close working relationship with all areas of the manufacturing departments to improve process flow
• Liaising with the customer to give the most viable and profitable manufacturing route
• External stakeholders such as customers and subcontractors

This is a superb opportunity to join a Global player. Please reach out today