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  • Job reference: RMS0203703

Estimator (Manufacturing)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our client are looking for an estimator (manufacturing) to work on a project based in Preston.

Roles and Responsibilities will include:

* Review of Specifications and customer requirements.
* Prepare of estimates for Materials, Fabrication, Machining, Assembly, Testing, Installation and Commissioning to complete the project programme.
* Produce supporting commentary for the tender document and provide any manufacturing responses to specific relevant tender questions as required as part of tender return.
* Complete within tender budget.
* Establish the risks, exclusions and assumptions to be included within registers.

Tender Preparation Tasks will include:

* Liaise (through Senior Bid Leader) with the Client on technical matters throughout the tender period as required.
* Input to the Scope of Work and associated Work Breakdown Structure (with (Senior) Bid Leader).
* Agree Make / Buy decisions with other Bid team members (through (Senior) Bid Leader).
* Prepare estimates.
* Prepare project execution and deliverable commentaries.
* Respond to specific tender questions as and when required.
* Input to the preparation of overall project programme (through Projects).
* Materials estimate through valid quotations from approved suppliers (through Procurement).
* Assessment of risks and compilation of appropriate contingency.
* Identify of relevant risks, exclusions and assumptions for inclusion in register from area of expertise.
* Participate in Final Tender Approval.

Key Skills & Competencies


* Tender preparation experience in a similar engineering environment.
* Ability to understand a variety of engineering requirements, client specifications, drawings and technical requirements and ensure that the key issues are adequately catered for in the bid.
* Working knowledge of electronic data management (MS Office Excel, Word & Power Point)
* Sound understanding of the interaction between the contract deliverables, the estimating process and the programme requirements.
* Liaison with key suppliers to ensure best value is obtained (where necessary).
* Good oral and written communication skills to ensure submission of a compliant concise and well-presented tender document.
* Time management skills.
* Commercial Acumen.

The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

About Fircroft:
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