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Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
£28,000 to £33,000 per annum
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We are currently recruiting for our market leading client based in Greenford, they are looking for an Estimator to join their team. The successful candidate will create and maintain product costing and Unit Production Cost (UPC) spreadsheets for sales bids.

Key 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.
  • Update UPC spreadsheets to reflect variances in costs and report the changes to the business.
  • Manage the estimating process in line with the relevant procedures, work instructions, other Company procedures and processes; to ensure the most accurate information possible.
  • 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.

Key Skills Required:

  • 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.

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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