Temporary Steel Fabrication Estimator (2M-MM15077)

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Temporary Steel Fabrication Estimator
Location: Based at our premises in Chester-le-Street, DH2 1AG
Rate: £24,000+, based on experience
Contract: Temporary, 6 months
Starting: Immediate
Hours: Normal hours of work [40 hours]
7.30 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Flexible working available.

Description:

Steelcraft Ltd designs manufactures and installs a range of architectural steel products for the construction industry in the North East. This range includes railings, gates, balconies, balustrades and handrails but we are also involved in bespoke industrial fabrication. We also sell standard products internationally through our e-commerce brand Forjj.

In order to meet a short-term staff shortage, we require an experienced Sales Estimator to work as part of the sales team. Your role would involve:
• Review of tender drawings and documentation including quantity take-offs.
• Prepare accurate summaries and costing sheets for labour, material and services.
• Produce clear and concise quotation documents.
• Communicate & raise tender queries with clients.
• Spot value engineering opportunities without compromising on quality standards.
• Solve customer problems ‘pre-design’.
• Attend occasional site sales surveys & pre-contract meetings.
• Prepare standard costs against new in-house designs.
• Hand over successful tenders to the contracts team.
• Follow up quotes, maintaining & building relationships with customers.

We typically receive around 100 enquiries per month and produce quotation values from £2,000 to £500,000
The successful candidate would ideally be able to participate in the development of our e-commerce offering alongside other members of the senior management.

You must be able to express yourself clearly, accurately and concisely in written and spoken communications. Good mathematical ability is also required. You will need to tap into the knowledge of experienced office, fabrication and installation staff so teamwork is a key requirement.

IMPORTANT: Only candidates with the essential skills will be considered.

Experience Requirements:
• Experience in an estimating role – Recommended
• Experience in any role within the metalwork or fencing Industry – Recommended
• Knowledge or Experience of E-Commerce – Advantageous
• Customer Service – Advantageous
• Site Surveying – Advantageous
• Practical Fabrication / Installation experience – Advantageous

Skill Requirements:
• Estimating – Essential
• Computer Aptitude incl. spreadsheets – Essential
• Time Management and Organisation – Essential
• Ability to read Architectural & Construction Drawings – Essential
• Communication Skills (written & spoken) – Essential
• Maths GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C [or 9-4] – Essential
• English GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C [or 9-4] – Advantageous
• Full, Clean Driving Licence –Advantageous

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