Estimator – Bespoke Furniture

Estimator / Surveyor
South West
£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Estimator – Bespoke Furniture

Job Title: Estimator – Bespoke Furniture

Industry Sector: Manufacturing, Main Contractors, Specifiers, Architects, Bespoke Joinery, Bespoke Furniture, Bedroom Furniture, Waterproof Wood, Bespoke Kitchens, Bespoke Bathrooms, Loose Furniture, Estimator, Estimating, Furniture, CAD Drawings

Based: Devon (Ideally within commuting distance)

Remuneration: £30,000 - £45,000

The role of the Estimator – Bespoke Furniture will involve:
• Estimator position promoting a manufactured range of bespoke high end furniture
• Preparing detailed estimates for the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke furniture
• Providing pre-construction estimates and technical specifications to new and existing clients
• Preparing materials take offs from CAD drawings and from discussions with the client or designer
• Co-ordinating and preparing all supporting documentation required in the tender bid
• Producing detailed cost estimates that fulfil customer requirements
• Handling queries independently, confidently and applying good estimating knowledge
• Preparation and issuing of formal quotations to customers
• Prioritise own workload and communicate well with other departments to ensure all deadlines are met, in line with quality expectations
• Calculating the number of hours required, based on the most efficient and appropriate means of construction, for drawing, manufacture, polishing and installation.
• Identifying, pricing and submitting variations for approval
• Project valuations and final account
• Valuing work in progress and submitting to clients

The ideal applicant will be an Estimator – Bespoke Furniture with:
• Must have experience as a cabinet maker, with a good understanding of how timber & veneered furniture is made
• Must have excellent analytical and numerical skills
• Must be able to read technical drawings
• Ideally will have a good understanding of how furniture is fitted
• Good communication skills
• Ideally will have quantity surveying experience
• Ideally understands the high end furniture market
• Ideally will have purchasing experience
• A highly driven and enthusiastic individual
• Ability to plan and organise deliverables
• Logical thinker with good numeracy skills
• Ability to deliver estimating and quoting to a high standard to ensure customer satisfaction
• Robust, positive outlook and team player
• Resilient individual

The Company:
• Est. 50+ years
• Circa £2m turnover
• Circa 30 employees

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist Construction Sales Recruitment Consultancy, dealing exclusively with Construction Sales Jobs, Construction sales vacancies and Specification sales positions within the building industry in sectors such as: Manufacturing, Main Contractors, Sub-contractors, Joinery, Bespoke Furniture, Banqueting Furniture, Fixed Benches, Loose Furniture, Estimator, Estimating, Seating, Furniture, CAD Drawings

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Charlie Schofield

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