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Estimator/Buyer

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Leicestershire, Leicester
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
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My client based in Leicester, Glen Parva is currently recruiting for an experienced Estimator/Buyer within the Engineering industry to join their team on a permanent basis

Working hours

8am - 5pm Mon- Thursday (30 mins lunchbreak)

8am - 1pm Friday (No lunch)

Salary: £25,000-£30,000 depending on experience

The key objective of the role is primarily estimating but in addition to this the successful candidate will also assist the lead buyer. A background within the Metal Fabrication/Laser Cutting/Sheet Metal sector along with the ability to read and understand engineering drawings is essential.

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate cost estimates from engineering drawings to new and existing customers.
  • Handle any new sales enquiries via email and telephone.
  • Provide an excellent level of customer service to existing and new customers.
  • Liaise between our customers and the shop floor manufacturing department.
  • Working closely with Directors, providing feedback on KPI's and internal targets.
  • Dealing with any problems that arise from quotations submitted.
  • Purchase various Steel materials
  • Maintain and update a Bid Register.
  • Capability to create and utilize Job Cards and follow them through to completion.
  • Knowledge and capability to use Redthorn or similar MRP Systems.
  • Knowledge & experience of "Solid Works" and/or AutoCad would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Quality Management systems and processes.
  • Capability to work within critical deadlines.

You:

  • Previous experience as an estimator/buyer working for a Metal Fabrication company.
  • An understanding of Sheet metal/laser cutting/metal fabrication processes.
  • Comfortable and confident with reading engineering drawings.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills such as Excel.
  • Flexible character with a "yes we can" positive mentality.
  • Capability and willingness to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

Benefits

  • Great opportunity for personal development - internal progression.
  • Free parking.
  • Paycare Level 1 health support

IF THIS IS OF INTEREST PLEASE CALL RUBIE ON 07484 029332 OR APPLY ONLINE NOW!

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