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Commercial Estimator - Aviation / Machining / Fabrication

Posted 6 February by Acapella Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Commercial Estimator – (Aviation / Machining / Fabrication)
Based: Stansted
Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Our client is an engineering company offering an advanced manufacturing service to the Aerospace and Defence Industries.

They are currently seeking to recruit a Commercial Estimator for their Stansted location.


To play a key role in the development of the Commercial Department acting as the primary commercial interface between the Company and its customers, drafting contracts, negotiating, and liaising as appropriate.


  • Ensure stable, transparent and traceable market driven cost structures and provide accurate costing and pricing figures to the company’s business development team
  • Support the development, implementation and optimization of market driven costings and manage and analyse all materials against a project
  • Produce accurate costing estimates in response to customers / product developments
  • Read and assess drawings
  • Ensure that Customer expectations are met and exceeded and identify areas for improvement
  • Preparation of quotes/submission, putting bids together and agreeing contracts
  • Liaise with internal colleagues regarding product set-up, routings and other technical aspects
  • Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company


  • Estimating and material costing experience within aviation / machining / fabrication is essential
  • Previous experience in costing is essential
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office programs, particularly Excel / Access
  • Must be capable of producing work to a high standard of accuracy
  • Have excellent communication skills and will be expected to develop working relationships across all departments of the business
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and capable of working to challenging deadlines

If you have the relevant skills and experience and feel that this could be the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.

*PLEASE NOTE – by applying to this position, you agree for your CV and cover letter to be submitted to our client, who shall contact you directly, should your application make their short-list.

Reference: 34412315

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