Engineering Cost Estimator

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Swansea (Abertawe)
10 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing are recruiting a Engineering Cost Estimator for a Global Engineering organisation based in Swansea. Client Details Our client is an established globally recognised engineering organisation who continue to grow. As part of the growth strategy and succession planning they have created a position for a Engineering Cost Estimator. Description Develop technical estimates for cast and precision machined components in line with customer expectations. Advise on and prepare machine instruction sheets and route cards. Control of sub contract suppliers used to support capability and capacity requirements. Champion Continuous Improvement in your designated area(s) of responsibility and projects, by taking ownership for your own and team performance, instruct machinists on best practices. Identify opportunities for improvement, gather the data, analyse and devise / justify improvement projects which deliver tangible outcomes, savings, improvements. Act upon meaningful and focused operational KPI's and also identify/establish new KPIs within your scope of control. Contribute effectively within the team, schedule workflow through the department to maximise efficiency, ensuring quality and delivery expectations are exceeded. Understand, improve and develop the cost model to provide quotations that maximise profit and competitive position in the market place. Effectively manage all costs within budget constraints, monitoring and challenging spend. Share skills and knowledge with others. Profile Ideally a time served Engineering Apprentice. Degree qualified in Mechanical or Materials Engineering highly desirable. Varied industrial experience in cost estimating, ideally a tradesman with vast Engineering experience Job Offer Excellent salary and benefits This job was originally posted as