Job Title; Sales Estimator

Key Skills; Estimating Engineer, Fabrication, Quoting

Salary: Dependent on experience

Shift; Various shifts, Monday – Friday

Location; Sunderland

Commutable From; Gateshead, Washington, Birtley, Peterlee, Seaham and West Bolden

Our clients is an established Metal Manufacturer who specialises in Sheet Metal. They are keen to appoint a Sales Estimator to assist with the smooth delivery of the business.

The Role:

  • Prepare laser cutting and metalwork estimates & quotations from customer enquiries
  • Process sales orders received, and prepare job paperwork to be issued to production
  • Liaise between production and customers to agree lead times for orders
  • Liaise with suppliers to source and cost materials/sub-contract processes
  • Communicate with customers regarding sales enquiries, progress of orders, following up quotations, making customer visits when required
  • Preparation of basic sales performance reports for presentation to management
  • Develop and grow existing customer accounts by building strong customer relationships
  • Assist in marketing activities such as, identifying and establishing contact with prospective customers, preparation of marketing materials, updates to company website and preparation of other digital marketing media.
  • Work to company quality procedures

The Candidate:

  • Desirable to have a background in metalwork, thermal cutting or similar
  • Should be able to read and understand technical drawings of components & basic fabrications
  • Highly numerate with good all round communication skills
  • Must be confident in dealing with customers at all levels
  • Some experience of sales / marketing in a technical field preferred
  • Good basic computing skills, database experience would be an advantage
  • Some basic CAD experience
  • Full UK Driving Licence required

The Benefits:

  • Training opportunities
  • Overtime available
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Onsite canteen

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T. Engineering and Driving.

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