Sales Estimator

Main Role

To quote for new sales enquiries for complex machined components as part of the Sales Team goal to achieve the annual sales budget.


  • Working from Customer drawings to produce detailed quotations.
  • Liaising with customers on all levels to ensure the information received is correct and that the quote they receive is for the right product for their project.
  • Producing accurate and detailed manufacturing cost estimates generated from detailed client manufacturing drawings.
  • Create full routing information including labour and material costing etc
  • Inputting RFQ's and new sales orders onto the CRM and ERP systems
  • Support Contract Review by ensuring the correct procedures are followed through the pre manufacturing activities

Key Skills & Knowledge

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility, yet be a team player
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
  • Understanding of machining (Milling/Turning) and material

Desirable Skills:

  • Sheet metal and fabrication
  • Basic understanding of CAD
  • Experience on ERP systems

Knowledge requirements:

  • Very good knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel
  • Knowledge gained through a recognised engineering apprenticeship

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