Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895114_1538754837
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2018 16:53

Job Description

We are looking for ambitious and strong-willed Estimator with depth of Character to create and maintain product costing and Unit Production Cost (UPC) spreadsheets for sales bids Within the role you will generate and maintain detailed costing sheets showing labour, material and overhead costs for products and projects as requested by sales from £2k to £15M.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Liaise between Engineering, Project Management, Production and the Supply Chain to obtain accurate costs for the Cost & Pricing and UPC spreadsheets.
Create and maintain accurate costing sheets for the sales bid process.
Update UPC 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 UPC spreadsheet.
Identify obsolescent and alternative parts; utilise appropriate search tools to search for stocks that have the correct traceability requirements.
Challenge quotations submitted by suppliers in conjunction with Purchasing to achieve best possible prices and delivery times.

You will have the following experience

Significant experience of cost estimating; ideally in an electronic project-based manufacturing environment.
Experience in creating supplier quotations and negotiating prices / lead times.
Experience in preparing financial breakdown of products; materials, labour, overheads, testing, additional charges etc.
Strong numerical analytical skills.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

Title: Estimator
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive + bonus, pension, 28 days holiday
Location: Greenford

Key Skills, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Estimation, pricing, Quotations, Defence, Engineering

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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.

This is a Permanent Role

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

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