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Senior Estimator | Flexible Packaging | West Yorkshire

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Excellent salary dependent on experience + pension & 23 days holiday rising to 25 with service
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
DRHA15113
Function
Estimating
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Global name in printed flexible packaging renowned for being a stand out company, partnering major brands. Due to new account wins and increased workload, we are looking for a Senior Estimator with experience of working in this fast paced field in order to be able to hit the ground running. Varied projects, interesting and diverse workload and a generous package on offer to the right candidate.


Senior Estimator | Flexible Packaging | West Yorkshire | Excellent Salary Dependent on Experience


At the cutting edge of flexible packaging innovation, this is an award winning organisation whose focus on customer delight has been instrumental in winning repeat work with blue chip clients.   Supplying some of the largest names in food, retail and healthcare in the UK they are a hugely profitable business that has developed a vast product range, including shrink film, laminates, frozen food film and technical films.


As Senior Estimator you will be responsible for:

  • Estimating accurate production costs to generate sales estimates
  • Liaising with internal departments from sales, material procurement, studio, planning etc.
  • Ensuring best set-up and production routes are used
  • Analysing and determining quantity and cost of all inks, coatings, films and associated component parts
  • Obtaining out-sourcing sub-contractor estimates for any non-in-house operations
  • Managing tenders in conjunction with Commercial Director or Sales Director


Key attributes required:

  • Estimating experience essential – packaging background advantageous
  • Good mathematical ability and strong commercial understanding
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High personal work ethics and standards with the ability to work independently
  • Must be able to cope with pressure as part of the job
  • PECAS experience highly desired but not essential as full training will be given


A highly reputable global brand in printed flexible packaging that is continuing to grow their UK operation. Excellent salary and benefits package to suit the individual alongside prospects for career progression as the business continues to grow.


If the opportunity sounds of interest, get in touch today for a confidential conversation.

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