Engineering Estimator

Posted 18 January by Syntech Recruitment Ltd

Engineering Estimator:

up to £40k

23 days holiday + bank holidays

Realistic career progression

Pension scheme

We currently have a demanding but brilliant opportunity for an Engineering Estimator to join a leading Aerospace engineering solutions business near High Wycombe

Reporting into the Sales Manager the Engineering Estimator will be responsible for the review, calculation and pricing of incoming RFQ’s, across multiple company departments.

The role-holder will be required to:

Provide accurate and competitive quotes within deadline that meet customer expectation and achieve company margin targets.

Mitigate risks associated with contractual obligations & ensure all quotes are in line with company quote framework

Manage customer relationships from receipt of RFQ to production integration.

Costing / Estimating:

Interpret customers engineering data to ensure all aspects of the requested works are captured.

Issue competitive quotes ensuring all costs are accurately captured that meet customer requirements & achieve agreed company margin.

Provide helpful, proactive and customer focused service on all incoming RFQ’s

Ensure RFQ deadlines are successfully met with clear and professional presentation

Timely follow up of customer quotations to secure orders or establish the reasons why customer is not proceeding.

Accurate record keeping and filing of all quotation packs.

Assess and prioritise the flow of incoming RFQ’s to best meet customer deadlines

Capture & address within quotations, all risks, contractual obligations, & conditions. Ensure all works are within company capability.

Conduct negotiations to maximise orders and margin

Make recommendations for improvements to quotation processes and implement agreed improvements

Ensure the smooth transition of orders won, to the account management team, making the correct customer introductions where applicable

Perform handover reviews to ensure orders are set up as per the quote criteria

Positive participation in internal / external audit process & swiftly address any findings

Other Skills Required:

Previous quotation experience essential

Customer focused communication skills

Strong engineering background that covers many disciplines

Competent in the use of MS Office, Outlook, Excel, Word

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong team player with "can do" attitude

Attention to detail

Ability to plan and organise own workload to achieve deadlines & targets

Able to work under pressure

Sound business acumen

Previous experience of Vacuum forming, CNC routing and machining, tooling manufacture & assembly works preferable

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.

Required skills

  • Costing
  • Engineering
  • Estimating
  • RFQ
  • Aerospace Manufacturing

Reference: 33992101

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