Estimator

Recruiter
Response Personnel Ltd
Location
Abingdon
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Estimator

Commercial Estimator / Engineer based in Abingdon

Full time Permanent role salary competitive depending on experience

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

To estimate, quote accurately within a timely manner.

Liaise with customers technically as required and take ownership of contracts and manage to completion.

Complete contract review obligations to the highest standard; aim at “right first time”.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

* Produce optimum method & profitable estimates from drawings or digitally provided data, capture all relevant information and provide clear narratives where required, within the allocated timeframe

* Project manage new business, generate project plan and necessary documentation

* Create clear and concise quotes and submits quotes for review prior to submission

* Complete & conduct quick load as a priority for a new orders, make sure all information including materials and specifications is captured prior to performing

* Complete & conduct contract review – adopt a critical approach

* Negotiate raw materials and purchase as required, liaise with suppliers and obtain new suppliers for outwork processes

* Provide technical support, methods, tooling and project management

* Monitor contract profitability and review with production/supply chain where appropriate in terms of price increases. Improve profitability by process improvement / cost reduction wherever possible

* To be proactive in continuous improvement ideas on product Quality and Delivery and reduce Cost

* Ensure customers are kept informed as required

* Ensure all company conduct, safety and quality procedures are rigidly followed

* Work in an orderly manner, ensuring excellent housekeeping

* Work as a team covering and supporting advising best practice as required. Carry out any other duties that may be requested from time to time

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

* Apprentice trained engineer or similar discipline,
* Estimating experience essential,
* Strong background in mechanical engineering,
* Ability to understand and interpret engineering information,
* Good communicator at all levels both verbal and written with persuasive negotiating skills,
* Good level of IT literacy,
* Can – do attitude with a flexible approach, strong work ethics essential,
* Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques would be advantageous,
* Experience as an account manager in an engineering company would be advantageous,
* Experience in a sub-contract machining company would be advantageous,

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team.

Management is very open and accessible and team leaders/managers will assist with any problems. The shop floor is well structured, organised and professional.

SALARY Competitive salary & benefits on offer

Commercical Estimator / Commercial Engineer / Estimator

Ref: INDCNC

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