Sales Estimator - Structural & Metal Fabrications

Job Sector:
Contractors, Distribution
Main Contractors, Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
West Midlands
West Midlands head office
Salary Description:
£38,000-£48,000 basic salary & full benefits
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Sales Estimator - Structural & Metal Fabrications

Job Title: Sales Estimator - Structural & Metal Fabrications

Job reference Number: 690575-8728-2150

Industry Sector: CAD Drawings, Structural Metal, Mezzanine Floors, Retail Fit Out, Metal Fabrication and Steelwork

Based: West Midlands head office

Remuneration: £38,000-£48,000 basic salary & full benefits

The role of the Sales Estimator - Structural & Metal Fabrications will involve:

• Estimating in support of bids and proposals to be prepared by our client’s sales team who provide the design, supply and installation of mezzanine floors
• Responding to sales enquiries by producing accurate cost estimates of materials and labour required to fully execute project bid proposals
• Preparation and issuing of formal quotations to customers
• Liaise with technical department to ensure provision of designs/ BOMs (bill of materials) to allow timely return of quotations to customers’ deadlines
• Prioritise own workload to ensure customers’ deadlines are met
• Provide costing support to projects team on successful bids
• Typical project – warehouse automated conveyor systems for on-line retailers
• Project sizes from £500,000 up to £5m (typically £1m-£2m)
• Occasional small £5,000-£10,00 bolt on projects such as adding a small additional platform
• Occasional visits to customer sites (approx. once per month)

The ideal applicant will be a Sales Estimator - Structural & Metal Fabrications with:

• Ideally degree or HNC in engineering, manufacturing or surveying background
• Proven track record in sales estimating and ability to read CAD drawings
• Ability to manage all elements of estimating and quoting to ensure customer satisfaction
• Broad experience of current manufacturing methods, particularly metal fabrications
• Our client is open to many construction backgrounds including; metal fabrication, structural metal, mezzanines, cladding, flashings, stainless steel etc.
• Business acumen with design head
• Attention to detail
• Appreciation of the theoretical vs. the practically possible (advise clients if timescales are not realistic for proper quotes)
• Self driven, results orientated with ability to multi task
• Robust, positive outlook and team player (able to cope well under pressure)
• Mental agility, enthusiastic and articulate

The Company:

• Est. 40 years+
• Circa 50 employees
• £16m turnover
• Fantastic engineering and manufacturing reputation

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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