Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator

Job Title: Cost Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895089_1535041055
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2018 17:17

Job Description

Your experience working within Cost Estimating can prove a vital asset to my client. Moving into a new phase of projects, they can offer you work variety and the opportunity to work on interesting and dynamic projects.

You will have the opportunity to join a world-leading, multi-national organisation that will challenge and develop your technical capabilities, and offer you the chance to work in a developing, cutting-edge environment in some of the most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise.

Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:
My Client currently require the services of an Estimator on a Permanent basis. This role includes:

*To Liaise between Engineering, Project Management, Production and the Supply Chain to obtain accurate costs for the Cost & Pricing and spreadsheets
*Create and maintain accurate costing sheets for the sales bid process.
*Update spreadsheets to reflect variances in costs and report the changes to the business.
*Manage the estimating process in line with the relevant procedures, work instructions, other Company procedures and processes; to ensure the most accurate information possible.
*Direct engagement with suppliers to obtain quotes as directed by Purchasing ensuring adherence to agreed terms & conditions;
*Respond to queries and quotation responses instigated by Purchasing in order to clarify the spreadsheet.
*Challenge quotations submitted by suppliers in conjunction with Purchasing to achieve best possible prices and delivery times.
*Responsible for signing off the cost elements prior to a sales bid being submitted to a customer.
*Review estimates completed by other stakeholders to ensure that they are accurate and produced in accordance with Company procedures and processes.
*Develop a standardised estimating/costing and pricing processes across the site.
*Report monthly estimating KPIs to Head of Supply Chain to measure the performance of estimating.

To be Suitable for this role you will:

*Significant experience of cost estimating
*Experience in creating supplier quotations and negotiating prices / lead times.
*Experience in preparing financial breakdown of products; materials, labour, overheads, testing, additional charges etc

Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Role: Estimator
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: DOE

Keywords: Cost Estimating, Manufacturing, Project,

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.