Senior Estimator

35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
23 Nov 2018
21 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Estimator

* Salary: GBP35K - GBP38k plus benefits

* Location: Sheffield - M1 - Yorkshire

* Full time permanent role

* Sectors: Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Finance, Tenders, Key Accounts, Estimating

Our client is a prestigious manufacturing organisation with several locations across Europe. They require a senior Estimator to join the commercial team within this new role to the business. The role will involve technical systems analysis to deliver improvements across working practices that ensure the Company's approach to commercial decision making improves, the overall aim is to improve margin & profitability.

Level: Team lead


* Commercially astute and able to communicate reasoning behind pricing recommendations

* Provide reporting detailing all enquiries and estimating conversion rates by input, client, product or service

* To work to strategically expand, preserve or improve the company's procedures, standards or policies

* To resolve contractual and commercial problems

* To ensure that the financial aspects and impact of a contract are clear to all parties

* Ascertain and report the relevance of estimate requests to help the business to align sales and marketing plans with successful estimate conversions.

* Calculating the final figure for estimated cost taking into consideration overheads and profit.

* Preparing pricing models for major tenders / key accounts team

* Your forecasts need to be underpinned by a solid understanding of current market conditions. As part of this, you'll need to take into account your competitors' performance, external regulatory developments.

* Detail the production, materials, labour and distribution costs necessary to achieve the required specification.

* Liaise with Finance and Procurement to ensure accurate and up to date material prices and cost rates are being used in the business at all times.

* Experience of pricing and process control within the manufacturing industry.

* Must have strong systems experience and strong analysis skills

* Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadline

Qualifications & Experience

* Excellent organisational and communication skills

* Manufacturing industry

* Ideally degree qualified

* High level of mathematical skills or finance expertise

* Experience of multiple stakeholder management