Principle Estimator (SE20777 / 400) Cambridgeshire, England

Salary: GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + Benefits

Principle Estimator

Southern Cambridgeshire 

Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots
£35,000-£40,000

 

Our client is a global leading automation & technology solutions provider, working on engineering projects within the food, FMCG and automated distribution industries. Due to global growth and securing multi-million-pound projects in the UK, they are looking for a Principle Estimator to join their brand new venture in the UK. 

 

 

Role & Responsibilities:

 

  • Support sales teams by preparing technical & commercial costings proposals
  • Generating concepts and turning these into quotations, using a quotation system
  • Discuss project costing requirements with sales managers, project engineers and systems designers
  • Researching new technologies
  • Communicating with established suppliers and seeking new ones
  • Establishing in-house manufacturing costs through working with costing, production & projects
  • Work on improvement and updates of quoting systems
  • Support projects managers & sales teams during the project process if changes occur
  • Keep the sales managers well briefed on the quoting process and financial viability
  • Driving the issue of price lists, working closely with the costing department and interpreting the requirements of sales departments

 

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

 

  • Experienced in technical quoting and costings for projects
  • Ideally engineering background, strong technical knowledge
  • Preferable knowledge of materials handling equipment, automation, robotics etc.
  • Worked with clients in manufacturing / production
  • Able to influence, engage with and communicate effectively across multiple business levels
  • Be highly detailed, accurate and analytically minded
  • Flexible to with working hours, communicating with suppliers, colleagues & customers globally
  • Ideally degree qualified in engineering
  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office skills – including Excel
  • Able to manage estimating across multiple medium to large capital projects
  • Good presentation skills for both customers and internal colleagues
  • Have an understanding of the main principals in projects – planning, scheduling, cost, change management, project information management
  • Able to read drawings and interpret technical concepts

 

 

 

SE20777 / 400

 

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar, please contact our Managing Consultant Chris Gumm directly at chrisg@hunterselection.co.uk or call them for a confidential discussion on 01275 371981.

 

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