Essex £ 35,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013829

A global manufacturer supplying sectors including automotive, energy & aerospace has a new vacancy for an experienced Estimator to join the team. With a background in manufacturing, you will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of new tenders, quotations and estimates.



Commutable from: Southend on Sea, Chelmsford, Basildon, Brentwood, Grays, Wickford


Salary: £ 35,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + benefits


Suitable for: Estimating Engineer, Estimator, Quotation Engineer.



The Role


Reporting to the Engineering Manager your key responsibilities will be:


Provide estimations to customers

Oversee preparation of estimates for new business in response to Request for Quotations

Evaluate and analyse customer specifications in order to identify job requirements (raw materials, sub contract requirement etc)

Liaise with Engineering, operations and purchasing to prepare competitive proposals

Present bids to customers and potential customers and explaining the costing principles

Pass on successful work packages to engineering teams, explaining proposed manufacturing strategy.



The Person


You will possess proven quotation, tender and estimation experience within an manufacturing environment ideally CNC machining and be able to understand technical engineering drawings and Bill of Materials. Good knowledge of manufacturing processes such machining, fabrications and treatments is required.


Previous customer facing experience is essential in addition to an excellent written and spoken business and attention to detail. In this role you will liaise with suppliers and customer direct.


Please contact Alex Hodgkins with a current CV via email.

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