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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.
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,
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