Estimator - Fenestration, Curtain Walling and Clad

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Construction
Region:
London
Location:
Sheffield
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
12/02/2020
Recruiter:
Additional Resources
Job Ref:
ISM/AR/053044

Estimator - Fenestration, Curtain Walling and Cladding - Sheffield

Salary: Competitive dependent upon experience

Key words: Experienced estimator in windows, doors,curtain walling, cladding and associated products

The company

Our client is a well respected supplier and installer of fenestration into the construction industry based in South Yorkshire

Their growth and development has created a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced estimator to join the team. The estimator will act as the hub for information passing between the external sales team, the client, and office- based functions.

The Role

From a fenestration, curtain walling and cladding background you will have demonstrable experience in the preparation of estimates for projects, both for new work and repair and refurbishment .You will possess a high degree of customer care. You will be confident, self-organised, and have the communications skills to deal with both the clients and all internal departments.

Key Duties

- Prepare budgets and cost estimates for new contracts
- Setting up customers on the internal database system
- Ensuring any required samples are sent out and followed up with the customer/client.
- Following up quotes to convert into orders and keeping existing contracts up to date, including making amendments, providing new cost estimates, and maintaining communication with the client
- Ensuring that new customers/products are handled correctly through the business processes
- Working to company standards and guidelines when analysing and providing estimates; focus on maximising profit, value added sale, and customer satisfaction, whilst minimising any potential risks to the company
- Prepare detailed, well-written proposals for each client, adhering to client guidelines while offering competitive and comprehensive estimates, including supplementary documentation
- Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
- Keep detailed records of all estimate documentation for future reference
- Prepare and submit reporting documentation as required
- Handling multiple proposals and estimates at the same time and ensuring each reaches the client by the deadline
- Liaise with other company departments to maintain business development and continuously innovate new profitable outcomes


Essential Requirements

- Experience in both the new build fenestration / cladding industry and repair and maintenance
- Strong customer/communication Skills
- Sales and customer service experience
- Excellent time management skills and work prioritization
- Initiative and the ability to manage varying workloads
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Problem Solving and an analytical nature


Key Skills

- A personable and enthusiastic approach to team building both internally and externally
- Strong IT skills - specifically the Windows Suite and the use of spreadsheets. Previous use of Windowmaker / Business Micros / Orgadata or other industry specific software would be a distinct advantage
- Knowledge of estimating of fenestration products , curtain walling, and cladding


Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone

Contact Details:
Additional Resources
Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Ian
Email:

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