Due to continued growth a leading manufacturer to the aerospace and defence sectors is recruiting for an Estimating Engineer. With an engineering/technical discipline you will interpret engineering drawings to produce estimates & quotes and build long term relationships with customers.
Working in the commercial department you will produce estimates, quotes & bids and will play a key role in ensuring the company remains competitive. You will build, maintain and grow a professional relationship with customers and the role will involve working closely with Engineering, Operations and Strategic Sourcing teams in order to prepare robust competitive proposals for customers.
Prepare & submit estimates and bids in response to customer enquires Work with customers & the supply chain Identify and manage risks and opportunities during the bid and contract award process Participate in the sites contract review/sales order process Maintain, support and improve the commercial processes Support the site and group`s Sales and Marketing strategy Analyse manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs Organise and maintain our centralised cost estimating database to support cost estimating
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally within the Aerospace Industry Engineering/technical discipline with ability to interpret engineering drawings & customer specifications Good commercial and business acumen Must be competent with the use of Microsoft Word and Excel Be able to work under their own initiative, individually and as part of a team