Estimator

Recruiter
Genesis Associates Limited
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator

Salary: £28,000 dependent on experience
Location: Leicester
Start Date: ASAP

I am currently working with one of my key clients who are looking for an Estimator with the ability to demonstrate knowledge of all areas of carton construction and estimating. An understanding of all the production processes from print to conversion is essential with particular emphasis on carton design and layout.

The role of Estimator will entail:
*Estimating accurate production costs using current MIS system EFI 'Radius' or knowledge of similar systems
*Liaising with internal departments, from material procurement, design studio, print, die cutting, windowing, gluing to warehouse and despatch
*Preparing estimates for the commercial manager and account executives
*Producing estimates within agreed timescales
*Verify carton and layout with each department for production and cost efficiency
*Analyse and determine quantity and cost of all raw materials used in manufacturing
*Assess spoilage/waste of all raw materials, machine make ready time, run speeds, run time, hand work if applied, for all manufacturing processes

A successful candidate for the position of Estimator will have the following experience and traits:
*Knowledge of litho print process and carton construction & manufacture
*Good mathematical ability, including good understanding of measurements
*Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
*A sense of urgency, to address requests effectively without neglect to details
*Must be able to understand customer's and company specifications and explain technical procedures clearly to others
*Takes initiative and ownership of projects and tasks
*Excellent organisational skills including follow-up and accountability
*Ability to problem solve, think clearly and logically

If you think you have what it takes to be a successful Estimator then please give me a call on or alternatively drop me an email on

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