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Estimator - Cornwall

To be displayed in Sign Update Magazine

28 Jan 2022

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Estimator
Cornwall

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. Parc Signs supplies signage to companies and organisations across the UK including the University of London, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, the National Trust and Royal Botanical Gardens Kew.

We are looking for an estimator to join our team, this is an office based role working from our production facility in Cornwall.

Responsibilities

  • Calculate costs for labour and materials for large and small bespoke projects
  • Process quotes in a timely manner
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers
  • Liaise with the Production and Design Managers
  • Speak with clients on the telephone and in person
  • Convert enquiries to sales orders
  • Using Signflow to estimate and quote jobs
  • Updating the database as material prices change and produce relevant reports on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring the quote provides quality and value for money to the client, whilst remaining commercially viable for the company
  • Problem solving to bring a project in to spec, turnaround and on budget.
  • Associated admin work

Requirements

  • Must have previous experience ideally in sign making or a similar manufacturing role
  • Able to read and understand architect drawings, specifications and related documents
  • Have excellent technical knowledge to enable specification of materials/production processes etc to arrive at quotes for clients
  • Have a keen interest in design and sign making
  • Good computer and numeracy skills
  • Confident and articulate in dealing with customers
  • Good time management and organisational skills

Desirable Experience and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of business planning and strategy
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety / Quality systems

Please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Karen Barnett: kbarnett@parcsigns.co.uk