Estimator

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join our client working a fixed term, 12-month contract, covering maternity leave.

 

Based in the Newcastle Under Lyme offices and production facility working Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

 

The ideal candidate will have a construction or similar background along with experience of costings through to quotation.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

 

  • Estimating project costs, assessing material, labour and equipment requirements with material “take offs” from drawings supplied to our customers
  • Gathering relevant data from emails, documents and drawings (including scaling from them) to define requirements
  • Liaising with clients and the external sales team to provide accurate quotes and manage pipelines
  • Panel optimisations (training will be provided)
  • Producing production documents and dealing with day-to-day admin
  • Ensuring quotations are dealt within a timely manner
  • Dealing with customers proactively and reactively
  • Maintaining records of quotations
  • Answering queries from clients and staff relating to products and pricing
  • Order processing resilience when needed
  • Liaising with suppliers

 

Experience & Skillset:

 

  • Strong commercial knowledge and cost awareness
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to work to demanding deadlines and manage conflicting demands and various tasks simultaneously
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent maths skills to make accurate calculations
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Excel

 

What we can offer you:

 

  • A fantastic and competitive salary up to £40k
  • Training opportunities
  • 26 days holiday entitlement per annum (plus bank holidays), including a Christmas Shutdown
  • Opt in Employee Healthcare plan
  • 1 x Salary Life Assurance
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee reward portal with access to discounts from a variety of major retailers
  • Annual Pay Review and Performance Bonus Scheme (if applicable)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Long service awards plus more!

 

 

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