Industry: Defence, Security, Electronics manufacturing
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Salary & Benefits: £26,000 & benefits
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Estimator to join a large and fast-growing electronics sub-contract manufacturing business in Stevenage. The company employs around 70 full time people and offers the full manufacturing package to the Aerospace, Defence, and Security sectors.
The Estimator will be responsible for the development, execution and tracking of quoting activities for both new and existing customers. You will be responsible for splitting customer BOMs into process sectors, setting up new product codes, processing quotations and compiling accurate build cost data.
Ideally the Estimator will need to have some experience using an ERP/MRP system (ideally Vantage). You will need to have a background in electronics manufacturing (PCB, Cable, General Assembly etc) combined with a solid grounding in both financial and commercial terms.
A background in electrical, electronic or mechanical based manufacturing
Experience using an ERP / MRP system, ideally Sage
A good grasp of both company financials and commercial terms
Experience supporting purchasing and engineering functions
Quotations and BOMs knowledge and experience
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Quote for assembly of new products by assessing manufacturing processes and times
Create Bills of Materials accurate to customer requirements using existing stocked parts where possible
Responsible for part numbering new components in accordance with company numbering structure, inputting all data and prices accurately
Load assembly operations and times into the system, which will automatically convert the data into a quote
Produce off line cost calculations using standard format Excel spreadsheets
Produce simple materials costings - materials quotations will be accurate to customer requirements
Prepare information for production engineering
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