Technical Estimator

Location Sunderland
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Alex Oxberry

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Published: 12 days ago

Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Technical Estimator on behalf of our client based in Sunderland. This is a full time permanent role.

The client is an industrial controls and automation system integrator. We operate at various customer sites around the UK and Europe. Due to continuous growth and ever increasing demand, we have a full-time vacancy for a Technical Estimator.

The successful candidate will be responsible for

  • Proposing engineering solutions for customers

  • Validating those solutions

  • Estimating and quoting for those solutions

  • Pricing and negotiation including on start and end dates and overall timing plan

  • Agreeing quality measures

  • Supporting the delivery of commercial priorities and sales targets

This will be achieved through a mix of;

  • Sourcing costings for the end-to-end job

  • Providing quotation for internal sign off and onward transmission to customer

  • Ensuring the quote is comprehensive to include resource price, timescales, and the cost of materials

  • Validation of the quote with end of project outcome to learn lessons from experience

  • Working with the Engineering Team to establish feasibility, pricing and timescale estimates for the products and services demanded by the customer

  • Tailoring offerings to the needs of individual customers and frame the offer through expert knowledge of products and services aligned to the customer demand – be flexible

  • Researching materials and methods of development to keep up with world class standards of engineering

Your qualifications and attributes To qualify for the role, candidates must have a majority of the following:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Range of industry competencies and licences

  • 5 years in a senior capacity in complex engineering environment

  • Transformational Change and Collaborative Leadership

  • Desire to win through negotiation and compromise

  • Interpersonal, persuasiveness and positive influencing

  • Integrity

  • Passion for success

  • Accuracy of quotes, demonstrating attention to detail

  • Sees value in record keeping and sharing of information to celebrate success and share experiences

Ideally located within 30 miles of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

The current office hours are Monday - Thursday (8-4.30pm) Friday (8-1.30pm)