Sales Estimator

Sales Estimator
Location: North East, UK
Salary: From £30,000 per annum
Hours: 39.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Flexible working available)

Are you a commercially savvy Sales Estimator with a passion for architectural steel products and the drive to achieve ambitious growth targets? If so, Steelcraft has an exciting opportunity for you!

About Us:
At Steelcraft, we design, manufacture, and install a wide range of architectural steel products for the construction industry in the North East.

Through our e-commerce brand, Forjj, we also sell these products internationally.

Our product line includes railings, gates, balconies, balustrades, handrails, sheet metalwork, and industrial fabrications.

The Role:
To support our ambitious growth targets, we are seeking a commercially-aware Sales Estimator/Sales Manager.

This role is pivotal in nurturing existing customer relationships and discovering new business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

, Review tender drawings and documentation, including quantity take-offs.
, Communicating and raising tender queries with clients.
, Preparing accurate summaries and costing sheets for labour, materials, and services.
, Identifying value engineering opportunities without compromising on quality.
, Producing clear and concise quotation documents.
, Solving customer problems during the 'pre-design' phase.
, Attending occasional site sales surveys and pre-contract meetings.
, Handing over successful tenders to the contracts team.
, Preparing and updating standard costs against in-house designs.
, Following up on quotes.
, Maintaining and building relationships with existing customers.
, Seeking out and building relationships with new customers.
, Expanding the reach and product range of our e-commerce offering.
, Monitoring and maintaining the sales dashboard and KPIs.
, Producing quarterly sales reports.
, Contributing to sales and marketing strategic planning.

Why You Should Apply:
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing company where you can make a significant impact.

You'll work closely with experienced office, fabrication, and installation staff, ensuring teamwork and collaboration.

As our department grows, there will be opportunities to lead and manage other sales and estimating staff.

Requirements: Experience:
, Sales/estimating experience in fabrication, metalwork, fencing, manufacturing, or construction industries is highly advantageous.
, Experience in business development, customer service, site surveying, fabrication, installation, or CAD is advantageous.
, Prior management experience is also advantageous.

, Proficiency in estimating and computer aptitude, including spreadsheets, is essential.
, Excellent time management and organisational skills are essential.
, Ability to read architectural and construction drawings is advantageous.
, Strong written and spoken communication skills are essential.
, Maths GCSE (or equivalent) grade A

*-C (or 9-4) is essential.
, English GCSE (or equivalent) grade A

*-C (or 9-4) is advantageous.
, A full, clean driving licence is advantageous.

Join us at Steelcraft and be a key player in our growth journey!

Apply now by sending your CV and cover letter.

Let's build something great together!

Steelcraft - Crafting Excellence in Architectural Steel

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: Up to £30000.00 per annum
  • Location: Chester Le Street, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Contact: 2M Employment Solutions
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2024-06-21 14:32:23 -

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