Contract Kitchen and Furniture Estimator - London

5 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a manufacturer of Kitchens and Bespoke Furniture. They are looking to employ a Contract Kitchen and Furniture Estimator to assist with pricing of contract projects. You will be based from the central London showroom.

The Role:

  • Preparing schedules and formulae quotations within Microsoft Excel.
  • Understanding the client’s requirements from tender documents & drawings to provide cost estimates
  • Working alongside and assisting the commercial team with other general estimating
  • Working alongside the sales team to ensure pricing is appropriate from a commercial aspect in terms of trying to win new projects
  • Obtaining quotes from partners including 3rd party suppliers ensuring these are to the correct specification.
  • Take off quantities from drawings and schedules

Personal Qualities/Job Essentials:

  • Excellent IT skills, must be fully proficient in Microsoft Excel (i.e. Sum / Formula calculations)
  • Good Maths background.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be innovative with drive, enthusiasm and a hands on approach.
  • Excellent time management & organisational skills to ensure all works are submitted within given timeframes and sometimes tight deadlines.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships.
  • Good written skills (particularly spelling and grammar)
  • Flawless written and spoken English a necessity
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural plan drawings.
  • Previous experience within the Kitchen Industry.
  • Previous knowledge/use of Autocad is a preferred.
  • Experience with the Contractual side of the Kitchen Industry, rather than the Retail environment would be beneficial.

Company Benefits:

  • Basic Salary £27,000 - £30,000 (Depending on relevant experience)
  • 25days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Private Health Care
  • Company 'On Profit’ Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme