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Estimator

  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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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 subcontract 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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