Position: Estimator Location: Blackburn Duration: Permanent Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday Salary: 30K - 40K DOE Kinetic are currently recruiting for an Estimating Sales Engineer to join a very well-established and well-known manufacturer located in the Blackburn area. THE ROLE The role of the Estimating Sales Engineer will be responsible for increasing estimating capacity in the special projects division and following up on sales leads received. Responsibilities for the Estimator will include: *To increase estimating capacity and follow up on sales leads. *Working from Customer drawings to produce detailed quotations. *Producing accurate and detailed manufacturing cost estimates generated from detailed client manufacturing drawings. *Responsible for monitoring and managing delivery lead times and the arrangement of sub contract support. *Create full routing information including labour and material costing. *Liaise with sub-contract suppliers as required. *Input all information in to the computer system in order to produce full quotations to the sales department. *Monitoring enquiries within the company and speaking direct with customers and end users. *Liaising with internal departments and customers to resolve queries and expedite progress. THE CANDIDATE To be considered for the role of Estimating Sales Engineer you will need the following. *Ability to read and interpret customer engineering drawings. *Conversant in welding & fabrication techniques. *Previous experience within a similar role, ideally within medium and large-scale sheet metal fabrication. *Good working knowledge of AutoCAD. *Good communication skills with the ability to liaise with both suppliers and customers. *Fully computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office. TO APPLY If you feel the role of, Estimator is well suited to you, please click on the APPLY button and forward your most up to date CV for consideration. Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries. Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.