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Estimator

Posted 5 January by Careers In Design (Recruitment) Limited Featured Ended

This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Their large purpose-built manufacturing complex is home to traditional cabinet making, veneering, carving and gilding skills, complemented by modern design, manufacturing and finishing techniques.

Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they are seeking an Estimator to take responsibility for preparing estimates and quotes to meet Company and Client objectives of specification, quality, cost and timescale within approved processes, policies and procedures.

This will include:

  • Developing estimates and quotes against client specification / requirements
  • Utilising and developing the pricing database / IT tools
  • Obtaining external quotes for Outworks and negotiating where possible
  • Managing the risk involved in a project through tight specification and recorded discussions with the client
  • Organising an effective handover and introducing the client to the Project Team
  • Managing control of variations / additions as the contract dictates
  • Documenting the estimating process and looking for continuous improvement in procedures
  • Providing a Cost Analysis of completed projects and utilising learnings

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience in a wood based environment would be preferable such as joinery, shopfitting or interiors
  • Commercially aware
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with both Clients and Colleagues
  • Able to control costs and make efficient use of resources
  • Experience of managing information and data
  • Able to present and communicate appropriately to clients and colleagues

Required skills

  • estimator
  • quotes
  • furniture
  • manufacturing
  • costing
  • interiors

Reference: 34154289

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