Estimator and planner

£30000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
16 Sep 2017
Our client is a long established high quality Engineering Company pushing forward very positively, investing in people and new machinery and are looking for an Estimator and planner to join their team based in. Role & Responsibilities: Understand the project and its requirements. Read and Breakdown large assembly drawings, Determine key variables for cost and other estimates. Gather timing information from Team Leaders. Obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times etc. Use MRP software for data analysis. Obtain and review offers and quotes from subcontractors or suppliers Carry out risk analysis Manage sign off of bids through agreed process Create and submit estimates or bids to customers Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers) Produce planning schedules. Produce Bill of Materials Plan the manufacturing process and produce job cards. Liaise with the customers, suppliers and sub-contractors. Knowledge, Skills & Experience: Proven experience as estimator or similar position From a machining background and has progressed. Familiarity with financial and project management principles In depth knowledge of data analysis methods and estimation formulas Good maths and IT ability with an analytical mindset Proficient in MRP/ERP software - (Tricorn preferred) Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities Thoroughness and reliability Excellent organization skills Benefits Package: £30,000 Days Shift pattern Pension 23 days holiday Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy Alex Stenner on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to him at We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West of England and South Wales. If you are looking for work in this area we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants. This job was originally posted as