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Parkside Recruitment
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£28,000 to £33,000 per annum
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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.


  • 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.


  • 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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