This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established timber engineering company and one of the UKs leading suppliers to the construction industry, manufacturing high performance products from our purpose built premises.
We have developed a reputation for being innovative and forward thinking in the field of timber engineering and are looking to increase our market share through further investment in people and technology.
Through planned expansion and our success in the commercial market we are looking to add a trainee estimator to our sales team.
The successful applicant will receive full training, support and will gain knowledge of our products through working with our experienced estimators.
You will liaise with current and prospective customers interpreting their requirements to determine the most suitable products to submit a competitive price.
Good communication skills are important, as there will be direct contact with customers to discuss technical aspects and to negotiate sales.
Produce quotations that are cost effective, accurate and concise.
Provide sufficient internal notes to explain the quotation to the designers.
Ensure that products quoted conform to the current UK standards/regulations and achieve the desired level of performance or advise otherwise.
Provide basic technical assistance and explain enquiry contents.
Attend pre-tender meetings to discuss detail and pricing.
Organise samples of products, standard or job specific.
Ensure that we can meet lead times requested by customers.
Check all the details of incoming orders and address any differences.
Acknowledge all orders and advise the customer of our target dates for action.
Survey final approved details, pick up and additional costs and re-quote to the customer.
Ensure that we gain full written acceptance of any additional costs.
With a great company structure in place and increasing client base this is an exciting time to get on board and be a part of the team.
To apply for the role please submit your CV via email to firstname.lastname@example.org