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Estimator

Job Reference:
SF34587
Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Aerospace/Defense
Salary:
£28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Locations:
England
Contract Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
22/10/2018

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Excellent opportunity for a Estimator to join my well known client based in Greenford. The Estimator will be responsible for creating and maintaining product costing and Unit Production Cost (UPC) spreadsheets for sales bids.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise between Engineering, Project Management, Production and the Supply Chain to obtain accurate costs for the Cost & Pricing and UPC spreadsheets.
  • Create and maintain accurate costing sheets for the sales bid process.
  • Direct engagement with suppliers to obtain quotes as directed by Purchasing ensuring adherence to agreed terms & conditions;
  • Respond to queries and quotation responses instigated by Purchasing in order to clarify the UPC spreadsheet.
  • Challenge quotations submitted by suppliers in conjunction with Purchasing to achieve best possible prices and delivery times.
  • Utilise Make v. Buy analysis with internal stakeholders to arrive at the best possible solution for the business and the customer.
  • Report monthly estimating KPIs to Head of Supply Chain to measure the performance of estimating.

Requirements

  • Significant experience of cost estimating; ideally in an electronic project based manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in creating supplier quotations and negotiating prices / lead times.
  • Experience in preparing financial breakdown of products; materials, labour, overheads, testing, additional charges etc.
  • Strong numerical analytical skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs (grade A - C) to include Mathematics and English (or equivalent).

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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