Job Title: Estimator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 959312_1553688083
Contact Name: Larisa Ostrovschi
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2019 12:01

Job Description

Job Title: Estimator
Location: Birmingham
Salary: circa £30,000-£35,000

My client, a reputable precision engineering company supplying many blue-chip companies across various sectors is currently recruiting for an Engineering Estimator on a permanent basis. You will be given full responsibility for a wide range of engineering projects within multiple sectors.

This candidate must have good estimation skills in mechanical and design engineering with a strong knowledge of all general engineering practices.

Essential that the candidate is able to read and interpret technical drawings and have a history of working in a tool making/precision machining environment.


Preparation of detailed cost estimates for the manufacture of machined products to support the acquisition of new business and commercial activities on existing business.
Identification of all raw material and bought-out requirements from detail drawings.
Preparation of robust and efficient methods of manufacture as a basis for completing cost estimates. Methods are to include all Special Process requirements such as Heat Treatment, Coatings, Testing etc.
Calculation of Standard Hour content from first principles for all manufacturing operations.
Analysis of performance on manufacture of existing production to verify profitability.
Identification of all Non-Recurring Costs (NRC's) associated with the manufacture of components being estimated.
Identification of Non-Recurring Engineering Costs (NRE's) associated with the development of the components being estimated.
Purchase of raw materials for manufacturing.
Support internal Bid Review Meetings through preparation and maintenance of trackers showing progress towards target submission dates.
To support the Senior Management Team in fulfilling or exceeding the business plan.
To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.


Must be an experienced Estimator / Manufacturing Engineer with a strong CNC machining background and be fully conversant with modern manufacturing techniques.
Experience of machining large precision turned and milled components.
Would preferably have knowledge of CAD CAM systems with Solid Works and Catia being a distinct advantage.
You must have strong time management skills with the ability to deliver multiple requirements concurrently to demanding timescales.
Good commercial awareness particularly when dealing with Customers.
Must be dynamic, enthusiastic with excellent communication skills with the ability to fit into a multi-functional team environment.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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