Job Details




£32000 - £35000 per annum



Job Details

Due to winning significant new business from automotive and off highway vehicle manufacturers, an experienced Cost Estimator is sought to assist with sales estimation for new product introduction activities
Cost Estimator – Metal fabrication and presswork
Location: Wolverhampton
Salary: c£35000
The role will be working closely with customers and engineering to prepare cost estimations to support sales manager compile customer RFQ and sales estimates for a wide range of metal components and welded assemblies
O Work closely with vehicle manufactures and key suppliers within Off Highway, Automotive and Defence sectors
o Working from CAD drawings to prepare cost estimates for labour, material, tooling and sub contract services
o Creation of BoM’s and production routes
o Regular communication between customer, engineering and suppliers
o Work with vehicle manufactures and key suppliers within Off Highway, Automotive and Defence sectors
The role would ideally suit an experienced Costings Engineer or Sales Estimator seeking a broader responsible within a larger business.
o Ability to read and understand engineering drawings is essential.
o CAD experience is essential to manipulate data
o Working knowledge of metal fabrication, laser cutting, press brakes or turret press, welding, CNC machining and metal finishing manufacturing processes
o Experience of laser nesting software such as Radan, Bysoft, ABE, Lantek or Sigmanest is desirable.
o MRP and IT literate
o Ability to liaise with sub contract suppliers to gather costs for materials and processes.
o Good commercial awareness and attention to detail
The opportunity:
This is will be a varied and interesting position to large number of customer enquiries and expansion and as such is an excellent opportunity for a commercial bias engineer with experience of estimator, sales proposals or costing to be part of a modern facility which is receiving significant investment and strong sales plan. In return our client is offering a generous salary and benefits package including pension contribution, death in service, onsite car parking, 25 days holiday, excellent training and development opportunities. Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the global organisation who are continuing to invest in R&D and infrastructure.
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