Harrison Scott Associates

Estimator

Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
Up to £33.5k pa (depending on experience)
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
J2653
Function
Estimating
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a marketing solutions and customer communications provider that brings brands to life across every channel, serving customers in a range of markets including retail, financial services, travel, automotive, healthcare, leisure and the public sector.

They are currently seeking an Estimator who they can count on to supply accurate & consistent prices in accordance to customers’ contract, and produce Production Methods in accordance to the Production Method Guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce clear and efficient working methods for production, in accordance to guidelines agreed with production
  • Manage & Maintain workflow lists for RFQs & Enquiries
  • Use creative & imaginative ideas for waste reduction and savings
  • Use 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
  • Refer to Commercial Manager on high value/high profile estimates & projects
  • Handling & 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  – Company Handbook, ISO9001 and 14001
  • "Maintain account summary information for your nominated accounts

Role Behaviors

  • Keeps the business commercial context in mind when dealing with day to day issues
  • Looks at ways to achieve and maximise profitability
  • Keeps everyone up to date on key info in a succinct way
  • Effectively communicates to suppliers and staff
  • Clearly communicates decisions and, where appropriate, the reasons behind them
  • Builds strong customer relationships, resulting in loyalty and customer confidence
  • Identifies and meets customer needs and seeks out ways to improve service for customers
  • Clarifies what the customer expects and manages customer expectations
  • Looks for ways around problems, however large, to obtain success
  • Identifies with and shares the goals and objectives of the company
  • Perseveres despite sets backs, following through on the promise to deliver
  • Problem-solves/provides solutions or directs to who can help
  • Communicates to other members of staff about team ethics and what is expected
  • Understands team tasks and can allocate work to themselves from team tasks

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