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Estimator

Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/P/E/CS_1502980864
Contact Name: Chris Small
Contact Email: chris.small@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Estimator:



Exciting permanent opportunity available with a leading water/pumping solutions organisation for a project estimator with proven experience in an engineering environment and strong IT Programme skills/experience.



OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:

  • Dealing with all aspects of client liaison & design including preparations of quotations for a range of contract values including site inspections & meetings where required to deliver the most balanced commercially advantageous / reliable solution.
  • To provide designs & quotations, which achieve a level of orders to meet forecast sales or better.


KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To receive enquiries either by telephone, e-mail, post or from sales representatives.
  • Following enquiry obtain any clarifications as required to enable proposal to be prepared.
  • To interpret Clients requirements or those of any specifications provided or generally applicable to a particular type of pump station & prepare a proposal including a quotation to provide the most balanced commercially advantageous / reliable solution.
  • Manage own workload to ensure requested deadlines for proposals are met.
  • To ensure Data Management Systems are maintained.
  • To ensure Sales Director / Area Sales Manager are informed of any proposals prepared & any ongoing communications with potential Clients.
  • To liaise with Clients & Suppliers.
  • To undertake a peer review of colleagues proposals.
  • To use software packages to select pumps as available.
  • To use in house design & quotation spreadsheets & formats ensuring latest revisions are used at all times.
  • To provide feedback on competitors products & quotations when information becomes available.
  • To attend site meetings & undertake site inspections when required.
  • The post-holder must comply with the Company's Health and Safety requirements as outlined in the H&S policy.
  • To undertake additional duties as required, commensurate with the level of the job.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Ability to manage workload and meet deadlines
  2. IT literacy - database management systems, microsoft windows,
  3. Proven experience of dealing with external customers via telephone and face to face
  4. CAD knowledge and experience advantageous

To apply for this position please send an updated CV to chris.small@projectpeople.com

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.