Estimator (Manufacturing)
ASC Connections
Suffolk, Great Britain
3d ago

Due to continued growth, my client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join their established and successful team.


As Estimator you will provide cost analyses from information obtained from internal departments across the site and present these costs to Management as required.

You will need to have experience in a similar role within the manufacturing sector (ideally Electronics AND / OR RF-Microwave related products) and be an advanced user of Microsoft Excel.

The Candidate :

  • Experience as an Estimator, within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an Electronics manufacturing environment (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of RF / Microwave Components (Advantageous)
  • An excellent demonstrable competence in Excel - able to construct & interpret clear interlinked spreadsheets with large amounts of data
  • Clear understanding of financial terminology e.g. Overhead Absorption etc.
  • Ability to understand process flows (i.e. batch cards / method routes / work flows)
  • Familiarity with Materials / Components, i.e. able to understand validity of Materials in a BOM
  • Experience / Familiarity with MRP systems
  • Job Responsibilities :

  • Populate the draft costing spreadsheet with information provided by Account Manager, Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, Operations and Quality Managers
  • Propose enhancements / simplification to existing costing process and spreadsheet- E.g. Enhance what-if & margin evaluation options
  • Own, maintain, develop & reporting a detailed real time accurate log of enquiries and status as per :
  • Enquiry Received, Bid No Bid, Quotation Approved & Quotation Sent
  • Validity, Open, Expired, Won OR Lost, etc.)

  • Define, generate and publish appropriate agreed metrics as per the above
  • Report on the status of the above as required to the relevant management team / s
  • Ensure summary document is visible on a global intranet platform.
  • Ensure that all anomalies identified during costing are amended in the database
  • Continuous Improvement, you will be expected to make suggestions on Continuous Improvement within the business
  • In return for the above you will enjoy a competitive salary & benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business which values its employees and which can offer excellent career prospects.

    Interviews are being arranged quickly and it is envisaged that this position will be filled quickly. For more information please email your CV to (mailto : stuart.


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