Future Recruitment Ltd

Estimator - Print

Location
Cheshire
Salary
Up to £28K (Depending on experience)
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
12 Jul 2017
Ref
PT2028
Contact
Clare Devlin
Function
Buying, Estimating
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Up to £28K (Depending on experience) + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Life Assurance + Dental Care Scheme + Childcare Vouchers + Cycle to Work Scheme + Retail Cashback Scheme + Xmas Saving Scheme

Our client is a successful print and direct mail company based in the North West. They have extensive in-house kit and an enviable client list. They are currently looking for an Estimator to join their team. This role will involve suppling accurate & consistent prices in accordance to customer's contract and producing production methods in accordance with guidelines.

Responsibilities:
  • Produce clear and efficient working methods for production, in accordance to guidelines agreed with production
  • Manage and maintain workflow lists for enquiries
  • Use creative and imaginative ideas for waste reduction and savings
  • Use Microsoft Excel to build tables and matrices to summarise information
  • Manage data by sorting, filtering and basic calculation / statistical functions
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of the MIS systems, tools and calculators
  • Experience using Tharstern would be advantageous
  • Refer to Commercial Manager on high value / high profile estimates & projects
  • Handling and filing information from enquiries in a clear concise format, for future reference
  • Commercial awareness
  • Work to departmental procedures and workflow
  • To adhere to all company procedures
  • Maintain account summary information for your nominated accounts


The ideal candidate will:
  • Keep the business commercial context in mind when dealing with day to day issues
  • Look at ways to achieve and maximise profitability
  • Keep everyone up to date on key info in a succinct way
  • Effectively communicate to suppliers and staff
  • Clearly communicate decisions and where appropriate, the reasons behind them
  • Build strong customer relationships, resulting in loyalty and customer confidence
  • Identify and meet customer needs and seek out ways to improve service for customers
  • Clarify what the customer expects and manage customer expectations
  • Look for ways around problems, however large, to obtain success
  • Identify with and share the goals and objectives of the company
  • Persevere despite sets backs, following through on the promise to deliver
  • Problem-solve / provide solutions or direct to who can help
  • Communicate to other members of staff about team ethics and what is expected
  • Understand team tasks and allocate work to themselves from team tasks