Cost Estimator

Job Title: Cost Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits: 25+8 Bank Hollidays and Pension scheme
Start Date: 2017-10-20
Reference: 19319
Contact Name: Zubair Muhammad
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 20, 2017 15:10

Job Description

An urgent requirement has arisen for a Cost Estimator to join fast growing Electronics manufacturing company based in Hertfordshire.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manage you will be responsible for the development, execution, tracking and communicating quoting activities for new and existing customers.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge and working background in PCB, Cable and General Assembly manufacturing together with a technical understanding to component level. With excellent customer service skills you will be strong organizer with a basic financial understanding and have a minimum three year experience buying experience within the electronic CEM environment sector.
Knowledge of ERP / MRP and SAGE manufacturing system would be advantageous but not a necessity.
An engineering background would be also be advantageous.
A full understanding of Microsoft Office is a requirement as well as experience in exporting data.
You should have a strong work ethic and proactive attitude as you will be working to tight deadlines. High level of concentration and attention to detail is a must.

The accurate material quoting of various existing and new project in a cost effective manner to meet customer expectation and requirements using customer BOMS. The following outlines the various day to day duties:
• Splitting of customer BOMS into their various process sectors
• Using SAGE cross reference to show any existing company parts
• Setting up new product codes
• Process new quotations
• Compiling, preparing and finalizing company quotations for review before being sent to relevant customers
• Overall to create new and update current company BOMS showing cost effective prices and preferred suppliers.
• Working with Engineering to help with any day to day technical queries
• Working with Purchasing to develop and update current supplier and pricing data bases

As a Cost Estimator you will be required to work in a flexible environment covering both customer quotes and Purchasing duties. The following indicates further roles when required:
1: To cover Purchasing when requirement - Dependent on workload
2: To develop both the ERP and MRP system working with both the Purchasing and Manufacturing Manger
3: To develop the works cost system working with Engineering, Purchasing and Manufacturing Manager

The company will be operating a CSIP (Continuous sustainable improvement plan). Part of this will be to develop the material control systems currently in place. This will be a primary objective working Purchasing manager.

To apply please forward your CV to Zubair or Click below apply Button. Alternatively call on 01442 898 900 and speak to Zubair.