Commercial Estimating Engineer
Commercial Estimating Engineer (Sub Contract Machining) Abingdon c.£35K Our client specialises in lean manufacturing, supply chain management and precision engineering to provide total manufacturing solutions. They have an opportunity for a Commercial Engineer/Estimator to join their team. The main purpose of the job will be to estimate and quote accurately, liaise with customers technically as required and take ownership of contracts and manage to completion. Main Responsibilities Prioritise new orders effectively. Complete & conduct contract reviews. Negotiate raw materials and purchase as required. Monitor contract profitability and make improvements wherever and whenever possible. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Apprentice trained engineer or similar discipline. Strong background in mechanical engineering. Ability to understand and interpret engineering information. Good communicator at all levels. Good level of IT literacy. Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques. Experience as an account manager in an engineering company would be advantageous. Experience in a sub-contract machining company would be advantageous.