Technical Engineer

Recruiter
Swift Temps Ltd
Location
Leeds
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are world renowned market leaders in the design, manufacture, procurement and distribution of precision measurement products and they are currently recruiting for an experienced Technical Engineer to join their team. As Technical Engineer you will ultimately be responsible for the preparation and submission of quotations for bespoke gauging products and measuring systems to worldwide customers, with major clients in the UK, USA, Europe and the Far East.
Reporting directly to the Department Manager, your key responsibilities will include:
* Support tendering projects for complex measuring systems, which may require basic CAD layout work
* Estimate standard time for the performance of manufacturing tasks
* Apply various monetary rates and mark-ups for the production of costings
* Obtain pricing and availability of various outsourced items
* Ensure effective maintenance of quotation database / price lists
* Apply excellent levels of commitment to customer service
* Complete timely / relevant and accurate administration
To be successful in the role of Technical Engineer, you may have previously worked as an Estimations Technician, Estimations Engineer, Quotes Technician, Costing Technician, Cost Engineer, Engineering Estimator or Sales Engineer and you will possess the following qualities:
* Degree, ONC / HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, time served apprenticeship or similar technical qualification
* Experience in AutoCAD 2D software is desirable
* Knowledge of and exposure to machine shop practices (turning / milling / grinding) is highly advantageous
* Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Ability to read complex technical / engineering drawings with a good understanding of tolerancing
* Methodical and logical approach to work
This position is based in Bradford and is easily accessible from Thornton, Keighley, Leeds, Dewsbury, Halifax and Headingley.
If you are an experienced Technical Engineer, looking for a new exciting and varied opportunity, then please apply immediately. In return, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Swift who are operating as an employment business

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