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Graduate Estimator

Entry-level at Response Network Limited

Graduate Estimator

Entry-level at Response Network Limited

  • LocationDerby, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 28 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
People come first for us; we are keen to support the enthusiasm and creativity you would bring and to channel it in a way that inspires you to do your best every day. We want to give you a working environment that encourages you to use to the utmost skills that you have, and to create opportunities to learn new skills and to develop as a person and an employee.
We respect difference, value diversity and aim to provide equal opportunities for all employees. We use these values to guide our systems and approach to management, from employee performance management reviews to customer care.
Working within the Supply Chain Team, reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, the Estimator will be responsible for the cost-effective and accurate completion of bids within customer timescales.
Call and attend bid review meetings.
Perform B.O.M scrubs.
Creation of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets from agreed standard templates for estimating purposes.
Identification of sub-assemblies and creation of a supporting family tree for large or complex tenders.
Seek suppliers to provide lowest cost/best quality solution, liaising with Purchasing where applicable.
Consider financial implications of inventory due to batch sizes and MOQ’s during bid process.
Review cost drivers and long lead-time items, and reduce wherever possible.
Problem solving, liaising with internal and external stakeholders where applicable.
Target areas for possible cost reduction.
Advise if agreed quotation date cannot be met.
Work with all relevant departments to improve the quality of data being provided.
Liaise with all relevant departments on contract award.
Maintain, and improve where necessary, the processes used within the Estimating Department.
Provide additional support within the department when required.
Use of online quoting software tools.
Use of online obsolescence tools.
The collation and distribution of data to ensure job completion without risk to customer orders received.

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