Estimator / Cost Engineer (CNC Manufacturing)

Nicholas Associates
Sutton Coldfield
£30000 - £45000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position : Estimator, Cost Engineer, Proposals Engineer

Location : Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, North Birmingham, South Staffordshire

Sector : CNC Manufacturing for the Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace, Nuclear and Rail sectors

Salary : Negotiable according to experience. Likely to be in the £30-45,000 bracket

Remit :

* Working with customers and enquiries to estimiate production hours, routings, supplier / partner prices and to calculate a suitable selling price
* Ensure that all work taken on is at a profit

Requirements :

* Experience of extimating / proposals / bids / tenders in a CNC manufacturing environment
* Advise on manufacturing methods and capabilities
* Manage records of all estimates / bids / tenders completed
* Visit customers to ensure accurate requirements capture is obtained
* Follow up with customers of unseccessful bids to find out why you were unsuccessful
* Support Technical Directors and Sales Professionals with client meetings
* Produce professional responses to all RFI / RFQs
* Have an understanding of cost implications of long term projects eg inflation, currency exchange, materials costs, commodities.
* Review sub-contractors ability, capacity and capability to supply
* Liaise with purchasing and technical departments of suppliers and partners to ensure timely delivery and quality

Formal qualifications are not of paramount importance. However a good level of numeracy and presentation (written and face to face) are essential. Experience in a CNC manufacturing environment is a pre-requisite.

Functions include turning, milling, EDM, grinding and finishing

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

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