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Estimator - Engineering

Posted 5 January by Ablative Recruitment Ended
Estimator - Bristol Area

North Somerset. Permanent. Negotiable salary. You must have authority to work in the UK/EU and have fluent English. Our Client provides a full range of engineering services, including design, draughting, steel fabrication and structures. Pleasant village location. Great benefits package. Easy driving distances to the delightful South West tourist resorts, historic City of Bath and the bustling regional capital, Bristol.

You will use market intelligence to generate new business leads and promote the Company’s products and services. Follow up tenders, proposals and enquiries and use sales and business development techniques to win new orders. Manage the response to requests for tenders and new business enquiries. Ensure all relevant information is available, including customer specifications, designs, drawings, schematics. Carry out site surveys, collate all the information and in conjunction with external suppliers and the Production Manager estimate the costs of the project and produce a detailed proposal for the customer including the final price.

Ensure that the customers’ needs are fulfilled and the estimated costs carry a sufficient margin to cover overheads and show a reasonable profit. You will be responsible for passing the tender package to a Project Manager and fully explain the customer requirements.

Reporting to the Welding Coordinator, ensure that the customer’s order is reviewed and confirm that the technical competencies are available to comply with the requirements of CE Marking Regulations. Hold or reject any customer order which cannot be completed to CE requirements. You will be methodical, organised, a proactive communicator, resourceful, self-motivated and able to work without direct management. Approach tasks with enthusiasm, adaptability and energy. You will be a high achiever, comfortable working to deadlines and targets. Trustworthy, punctual and reliable. Manage customer relationships and develop key accounts. Review all new tenders and fully research customers’ requirements. Return of all tenders on time or communicate with the customer to agree a revised return date.

Good General Education. Estimating experience in the Steel Fabrication Industry. Proven track record of business development.

Important. Please quote R050515-5 Estimator as the Subject of your E-Mail, attaching your CV in Word please (not pdf).

Required skills

  • Estimating
  • Sales
  • Steel
  • Welding
  • Market Intelligence

Reference: 33540213

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