Quotation Engineer / Engineering Estimator - Aircraft Interiors

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£25,000 - £30,000 DOE
23 Feb 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Quotation Engineer / Engineering Estimator - Leading Aircraft Interiors Manufacturer
High Wycombe HP10, UK
£25,000 - £30,000 DOE + Benefits

++ Excellent opportunity for an estimator engineer ideally with CNC routing, Vacuum forming, tooling manufacture & assembly experience ++

About Us:

Since 1978 we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading aviation interior specialists.

With plant facilities covering 40,000 square foot, employing over 50 members of highly trained staff, constant investment in the latest technology and machinery is what puts us ahead of the competition.

The Engineering Estimator Opportunity:

Reporting into the Sales Manager the Engineering Estimator will be responsible for the review, calculation and pricing of incoming RFQ’s, across multiple company departments.

The role-holder will be required to:

+ Provide accurate and competitive quotes within deadline, that meet customer expectation and achieve company margin targets. 
+ Mitigate risks associated with contractual obligations & ensure all quotes are in line with company quote framework
+ Manage customer relationships from receipt of RFQ to production integration.

Costing / Estimating:

+ Interpret customers engineering data to ensure all aspects of the requested works are captured.
+ Issue competitive quotes ensuring all costs are accurately captured that meet customer requirements & achieve agreed company margin. 
+ Provide helpful, proactive and customer focused service on all incoming RFQ’s
+ Ensure RFQ deadlines are successfully met with clear and professional presentation
+ Timely follow up of customer quotations to secure orders or establish the reasons why customer is not proceeding. 
+ Accurate record keeping and filing of all quotation packs.
+ Assess and prioritise the flow of incoming RFQ’s to best meet customer deadlines
+ Capture & address within quotations, all risks, contractual obligations, & conditions. Ensure all works are within company capability.
+ Conduct negotiations to maximise orders and margin
+ Make recommendations for improvements to quotation processes and implement agreed improvements
+ Ensure the smooth transition of orders won, to the account management team, making the correct customer introductions where applicable
+ Perform handover reviews to ensure orders are set up as per the quote criteria
+ Positive participation in internal / external audit process & swiftly address any findings

Other Skills Required:

+ Previous quotation experience essential 
+ Customer focused communication skills
+ Strong engineering background that covers many disciplines
+ Competent in the use of MS Office, Outlook, Excel, Word
+ Excellent interpersonal skills
+ Strong team player with “can do” attitude
+ Attention to detail 
+ Ability to plan and organise own workload to achieve deadlines & targets
+ Able to work under pressure
+ Sound business acumen
+ Previous experience of Vacuum forming, CNC routing and machining, tooling manufacture & assembly works preferable


+ Company Mobile
+ 23 days holiday
+ Exeter Medical cash plan after 12 months Standard company pension

Working hours:

+ 9 Hour day, 30min unpaid lunch.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Sales/Estimator Engineer, Estimator, Engineering Estimator, Sales Engineer.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

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