This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Their large purpose-built manufacturing complex is home to traditional cabinet making, veneering, carving and gilding skills, complemented by modern design, manufacturing and finishing techniques.
Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they are seeking an Estimator to take responsibility for preparing estimates and quotes to meet Company and Client objectives of specification, quality, cost and timescale within approved processes, policies and procedures.
This will include: developing estimates and quotes against client specification / requirements; utilising and developing the pricing database / IT tools; obtaining external quotes for Outworks and negotiating where possible; managing the risk involved in a project through tight specification and recorded discussions with the client; organising an effective handover and introducing the client to the Project Team; managing control of variations / additions as the contract dictates; documenting the estimating process and looking for continuous improvement in procedures; providing a Cost Analysis of completed projects and utilising learnings.
Experience in a wood based environment such as joinery, shopfitting or interiors would be preferable but you must be commercially aware and able to maintain effective working relationships with both clients and colleagues. You’ll possess the ability to control costs and make efficient use of resources as well as being able to present and communicate appropriately to clients and colleagues. Experience of managing information and data will be essential.
Salary will be in the range of £35,000 to £42,000 plus profit related bonus and profit share scheme. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.