Estimator

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Leicester
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
06 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
Sectors
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Provide support to the Senior Estimator in driving the company's Estimating process to deliver best value for money project estimates, brought in raw materials and goods & services. Contribute to improved project margins, quicker speed to market and enhanced client experience.

Key Accountabilities

* Work within the Estimating team, supporting the Senior Estimator to deliver timely, accurate and competitive estimates & tenders.

* Create Bills of Materials and cost templates.

* Assist in negotiation with suppliers, value engineering, and creation of comprehensive production plans.

* Work with suppliers to develop project estimates.

* Contribute to value engineering of fixtures and projects by identifying potential areas for cost reduction, or efficiencies.

* Liaise with internal clients to ensure that all information required for tendering has been captured within the project briefs and maintain clear and proactive communication with all internal stakeholders.

* Contribute to accurate reporting and measurement of supply chain performance.

* Assist in sourcing of new products, working with the Design and Development departments where appropriate.

* Assist in ensuring the KPI requirements for the department are met, and accurately maintain departmental records to assist with inter-company marketing.

* Undertake any other duties reasonably assigned by the Line Manager.

Education, Skills, Experience

* Previous experience within an Estimating environment would be advantageous.

* A working knowledge of manufacturing processes involving metal, wood and plastic would be beneficial.

* Previous experience of sourcing and negotiation would be advantageous.

* Ability to read and understand technical drawings.

* The successful candidate will enjoy working in a detailed, meticulous, and accurate manner.

* Excellent communication (written and verbal) and numerical skills.

* Ability to work independently when required.

* Able to work calmly and accurately even when under pressure and working to tight deadlines.

* Computer literate to a high standard

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