Estimator - Signs / Print


Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
£Open (Depending on Experience) + Pension + Overtime
Printing, Printing - Digital Printing, Printing - Screen Printing, Printing - Wide Format
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job






£Open (Depending on Experience) + Pension + Overtime 


Hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 5:30pm 


Our client is an independently owned signage company based in the South East. They are currently looking to recruit an Estimator to join their team, to enable the business to reach the sales targets set by the Estimating Manager, and to also develop knowledge of their market place and competitors. You will be reporting to the Estimating Manager 


Standards for this Position: 

  • Honesty 
  • Dedication 
  • Trust 
  • Responsibility 
  • Numeracy 
  • Organised 
  • Accuracy 
  • Confidence 
  • Common Sense 
  • Good Work Ethic 


Duties / Responsibilities

  • To understand customer requirements and respond with commercially viable estimates 
  • To detail all materials, time and services necessary to produce an estimate including overheads and profit 
  • To meet with the Estimating Manager each week to provide sales figures for the week, prospective work and dead enquiries to be followed up 
  • To maintain standards of excellence to ensure the company’s reputation and client satisfaction 
  • To ensure economical and efficient use of the company resources 
  • To maintain awareness of trends and developments in the sign industry 
  • To manage costs with the Estimating, Production and Design Managers 
  • To develop relationships with suppliers and subcontractors 
  • Be able to prioritise to achieve deadlines and company strategic objectives. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of sign types, construction and installation 
  • Experience of reviewing tenders and enquiries 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Good time management skills 
  • Able to work as part of a team 
  • Sense of humour 
  • Ability to use office management applications such as Clarity, Microsoft Word and Excel as well as Adobe Illustrator. 


Experience Needed

  • Understanding of a sign making and printing business 
  • Sales and estimating experience

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