Cost Estimator

  • Job Ref. 011557
  • Location Milton Keynes
  • Salary £ 30,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + Benefits
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Contact Matt Taylor

Job Description

A British Engineering Company supplying plastic injection moulded components to a variety of well-known manufacturers are seeking a Cost Estimator, due to a period of sustained growth to support new projects. You will be an experienced Cost Estimator from a manufacturing environment.

Commutable from: Bicester, Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Towcester, Aylesbury, Oxford, Banbury, Northampton, Dunstable

Salary £ 30,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + early finish on a Friday + 9 % Pension + 33 days holiday

Suitable for: Cost Estimator, Project Engineer, Costing Engineer, Engineering Change Engineer

The Role

As a Cost Estimator you will;
Report to the Commercial Manager successfully estimating a wide range of components, assembly and tooling costs, completing internal and external quality assurance frameworks.
Support the project management, purchasing, commercial and sales teams you will determine cost estimates during the design and development process, recommending cost effective solutions.
Gather proposals, specifications and related documents then liaising with project managers, design and purchasing you will convert specifications to cost estimates for new products.
Utilise cost methodologies, tools and appropriate software packages to prepare and maintain reliable accurate data for management reviews you will establish cost estimates on production processes and tooling whilst recommending improvements.
Assess cost effectiveness of quotations and track actual costs in relation to budget, reporting the status on a regular basis in line with project milestones.

The Person

A Cost Estimator with;
Experience in providing cost estimations in an automotive, manufacturing or engineering environment
Ability to demonstrate good working knowledge of estimating price models and cost management tools as well as IT systems such as Excel and Access
Good communication and relationship building skills you will be able to provide evidence of adding value and cost optimisation.

To apply for the role of Cost Estimator please send an up to date CV via email to Matthew Taylor @ Consilium Recruit and get in touch by phone on either 01789 201040 or 07823 401435 ASAP to discuss this and other relevant potential opportunities.

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