Estimator/QS

Recruiter
MTC Partnership LLP
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45k + excellent benefits
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our clients are a highly successful Division of a UK Engineering Group and have become the recognised brand for quality engineered solutions within Warehousing & Distribution Systems, Materials Handling and Storage Facilities. Continuous steady growth within the UK market and a raft of exciting opportunities available to them on the European mainland gives rise to this key appointment.

The role;

- Reporting to The Head of Sales, your purpose within this role will be to provide a broadly-based estimating and applications engineering function in support of diverse bids and proposals prepared in conjunction with colleagues within the sales engineering team.

Candidate profile;

- A broad experience of current manufacturing methods particularly those pertaining to fabricated metal structures.
- A well-developed sense of business acumen.
- An eye for detail with and an aptitude for recognising trends and variance.
- Highly numerate.
- A good appreciation of the theoretical vs. the practically possible.
- Previous project management experience desirable.
- CAD experience and the ability to generate 2D models in support of cost estimates would be an advantage.
- Educated to degree or HNC level in manufacturing engineering or surveying.
- Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit
- A good team player; an individual who is self-aware and who applies emotional intelligence to enhance his/her effectivity.
- The ability to function and to deliver at times within a climate of ambiguity.

Key tasks;

- Respond to sales enquiries by producing accurate cost estimates of materials and labour required to fully execute project bid proposals.

Candidates applying for this role may also call themselves; Engineering Estimator, Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Design Engineer, Production Engineer, Quantity Surveyor