Estimating Engineer

Farnborough £ 36,000 - £ 44,000 p.a. + Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012778

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.


Commutable from: Camberley Aldershot, Farnborough, Reading, Guildford, Woking, Bracknell, Guildford, Basingstoke.

Salary: £ 36,000 - £ 44,000 p.a. + benefits

Suitable for: Estimating Engineer, Estimating Lead, Commercial Engineer, Estimating Manager, Cost Engineer, Cost Estimator, Bid Coordinator, Bid Manager.


The Role

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.


Key responsibilities:

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


The Candidate

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

For more information send a CV to James Charlett
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