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Estimating Team Manager

£40000 - £45000 Per Annum

Suffolk, United Kingdom

Estimating Team Manager – Round House Ltd are an engineering and fabrications company with over 30-years' experience helping our clients in industries such as agriculture, sport, offshore, wind energy, gas and oil. We are looking for an experienced Estimating Team Manager to join our growing team based in Lowestoft.

We are currently going through a program of fundamental change to become more customer focused and best in class. As the Estimating Team Manager, you will liaise with customers directly to understand requirements and technical specifications and current job status, then work with the estimating team to cost jobs, communicating with production team in order to get accurate costs and delivery dates, factoring in materials and labour availability.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing internal KPI's for quote turnaround, quotes won/lost and number of quotes processed
  • Negotiate with customers on price and lead times in order to win profitable business for the company
  • Development of an improvement plan for customer service aligned to the overall company strategic objectives
  • Carry out performance management appraisals of the estimation team
  • Liaise with Operations Director to agree performance targets
  • Work with production team to manage CAP vs Load and ensuring OTDIF for customer orders
  • To operate and encourage working compliant with the company's Health & Safety policy
  • Dealing with any tenders required

Skills and attributes required:

  • Ability to lead a team and drive performance
  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office packages
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a mechanical engineering environment.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Must have previous experience with sales/price negotiations/estimating
  • Desire to deliver a world class service to our customers
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to turn strategic goals into business objectives
  • Must have qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and friendly company. On offer to our perfect candidate is a competitive salary, attractive 25 days holiday, company pension and onsite parking. Normal working hours are Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00, however you must be flexible as per business requirements.

If you have the required skills for this position then we'd love to hear from you!

This vacancy is being advertised by Spider, the region's Fixed Fee Web Recruitment Company. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Additional keywords: fabricator, estimator, manager, business development, health and safety

By applying for this role you give permission for Spider to submit your personal information contained within your CV or any other relevant information provided in order for the prospective employer to review your application for the specific role applied for. Spider Web Recruitment will not submit or use your personal information for any other purposes other than for searching for alternative employment.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81668749

Spider Web Recruitment
SectorFarm Operative/ Farm Sprayer/ Driver
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID62289

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