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£25,000 - £32,000 pa

Blackburn, UK


Ref: TE350233

Negotiable Depending on Experience

Date Advertised:24th May 2019

Start Date:22nd August 2019

McGinley CEP



Salary - £25,000 - £32,000 Per Annum Depending on experience

Location - Blackburn

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a well-established business who is a privately-owned, family-business founded upon the guiding principles of designing and manufacturing hardwood furniture of only the highest quality. The talented team has been applying the beautiful, natural appearance of hardwood into rural and urban environments for decades. Their innovative street furniture can be found in many iconic developments across the UK including parks, public squares, streets and pavements They have been creating quality hardwood street furniture and external structures for some of the UK's most vibrant public spaces for over 40 years.

Due to continued expansion and incoming projects they are now looking for an experienced estimator to join the team that has worked in a manufacturing/engineering environment.

Responsibility & Duties

  • Lead the production of all complex bids and quotations for the Sales team.
  • To act as the primary point of contact with third-party suppliers (specification, materials, and pricing) required for complex bid production.
  • Maintaining high-quality standards but looking to minimize unnecessary costs. A successful track record in the production of B2B quotations in a timely manner. An understanding of CNC Manufacturing, technical drawings, and 3D CAD modeling processes would be advantageous.
  • Liaise between different departments; Sales, Order Processing, Manufacturing, Accounts but also suppliers and customers.

Experience & Qualification

  • Experience working as an estimator is essential
  • A decision maker and problem solver and an ability to work under pressure in a systematic manner.
  • Have a good understanding of technical drawings, construction methods and engineering principals within the metalwork or structural steel, joinery or hardwood furniture ideal
  • Strong negotiation skills for getting materials in on time and in the budget are needed
  • Manufacturing or engineering background ideal
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate effectively with clients, engineers, and suppliers
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel and spreadsheet programs and the ability to learn
  • My client would also take someone on at a junior to middleweight level

If this is a role that interests, you please send work examples to the email address below and call, so I can talk through the role in more detail.



DD- 02038714911

M - 07917550744


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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