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Estimator / Cost Engineer - Electronics - Gloucestershire

Salary: £1 per annum + excellent salary & benefits
Location: Gloucestershire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Description

Estimator - Electronic components/Systems

+ Competitve salary and excellent benefits

+ Gloucester based role

+ Company involved in high end electronics design and manufacture

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

+ To support the Product Line Manager and the Sales Team in the preparation of bids, quotes and proposals (Request for Tender/price), ensuring customer deadlines are met.

+ Helping to evaluate and qualify the opportunity.

+ Meet or beat KPI's on quote turnaround time for all products and improve quote conversion rate.

+ Manage a price book for products and maintain accurate supporting documentation (cost sheets). Support the PLM with other tasks as appropriate.

+ To provide an online status log for all bids and proposals, and distribute it to all stakeholders and manage timelines for quote delivery against customer requirements.

+ To prepare financial spreadsheets to support customer bids and proposals to meet business objectives.

+ To work in accordance with the defined process and ensure that all parties provide the necessary bid information in a timely manner.

+ Work closely with procurement to understand cost changes and trigger the appropriate price adjustment

Skills & Competencies:

+ Excellent business acumen and numeracy skills- capable of working with multiple workbooks and detailed spreadsheets

+ Must be financially literate with an understanding of ship and gross margins and costing methodologies

+ Holding a Degree would be an advantage

+ Have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role

+ Computer literate, with MS Office skills including Excel competency

+ Commercial knowledge of dealing with Customers and Suppliers

+ Knowledge of CRM would be advantageous.

+ Be able to present both internally and externally with gravitas and credibility and have excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Be results driven with attention to detail and a sense of urgency

+ Knowledge of Electronics, IT systems and hardware advantageous

+ Be self-sufficient and able to prioritise work.

+ Excellent team player with the ability to influence.

Estimator / Cost Engineer - Electronics

 

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