Technical Estimator

Job Ref: JTPL2
Sector: Manufacturing & Production
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 February 2019
  • Plymouth, Devon, South West, England PL1
  • £22,000 per Annum
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  • Blue Arrow Exeter
  • 01392 424 733
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Blue Arrow have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Estimator to work within a fantastic creative and innovative company based in Plymouth, So if you are currently in this role somewhere else and looking for a more varied and satisfying career where you will be integral part of design whilst supporting production and sales then look no further, this is a very exciting time to join this forward thinking company going through continued growth.


Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Technical Estimator will ensure alignment to the company commercial business plan and ensure the smooth running of the estimating function
The Technical Estimator will ensure that all commercial objectives and targets are met and will support the rest of the team in ensuring that their targets are met on a day-to-day basis

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support our sales teams with the timely construction of estimates and quotation that is in-line with the high level of responsiveness that we delivery to our clients every day

• Seek out and establish new suppliers of both products and services

• Support the operational team in the sourcing of new products

• Work closing with the production management team to develop our knowledge bank to support consistent and accurate estimates

• Weekly reporting

Job Requirements:

• 2 years plus experience in a similar role

• Must be able to understand the creative approach and the need for contingency planning within the role

• Must be technically competent, able to understand and work with technical drawings and instructions

• Experience and understanding of machining, hand tools, fabrication and finishing

• Experience of working with acrylics and other rigid plastics would be an advantage but we expect that other skills and knowledge around wood working and metal working will be easy to transfer

• Knowledge of printing processes would be an advantage

• A strong personality with the confidence and knowledge to challenge the status quo

• Ability to co-ordinate multiple group efforts within the company to achieve objectives.

• Solid track record of commercial thinking and application

• Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines.

• Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend solutions

Remuneration and benefits

• Salary: Dependent on experience and what you can bring to the role

• Company wide profit related bonus

• Company matched pension scheme

• 21 days holiday plus bank holidays


If you feel you have the necessary attributes and required experience for this exciting opportunity then please apply today by submitting your CV for consideration, If you would prefer to have an informal chat in the first instance please call Jodie Tate on 01392 424733
Blue Arrow
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