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Sales Estimator

Engineering Professionals
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£25,000 to £27,000 per annum
26 May 2022
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Job Vacancy: Sales Estimator.

Our client are a medium sized engineering firm who are looking to recruit a sales estimator to join the team.

Job Purpose: The purpose of the Sales Estimator role is to assist the Sales & Estimating Department with incoming enquiries, reviewing of documentation, preparation & issuing of quotations, marketing, and general administrative duties.

Key Accountabilities:

• Act as a primary point of contact for customers with enquiries.

• Respond to client queries and enquiries, giving technical advice where appropriate, or passing the query to the relevant person\department.

• Work as part of the overall team to meet deadlines and targets, and provide support to all members.

• Review incoming enquiries, and compile summaries of requirements, either for direct response or for passing to a member of the team.

• Compile and submit quotations, in line with the business’ requirements.

• Follow up quotations to obtain feedback, and to act on feedback to maximise chances of winning the order.

• Within agreed parameters and under direction, carry out price negotiations with clients as necessary

• Take a proactive approach to winning work, and collaborate with the wider business where required.

• Assist with the preparation and submission of social media posts.

• Assist with maintaining an updated portfolio of marketing material.

• Assist the management and wider team with the research & compilation of data, and submission of reports.

• Assist with developing existing and new customers & key accounts.

• Ensure all relevant databases are kept up to date and are accurate.

Additional Duties of the Sales Estimator:

• Where required, any administrative duties required to support the wider team.

Requirements: Although primarily an office-based internal role, the candidate will be expected to have a high level of customer care and focus, will be articulate and an excellent communicator with a pleasant and engaging manner, and will have a good knowledge of modern IT software packages and a high level of computer literacy.

Preferred Skills/Experience and Qualifications/Requirements:

• Engineering background

• Experience of sales & estimating

• Customer interaction

• Commercial awareness

• IT skills

To apply for the Sales Estimator role please forward your cv in Word format.

Further Info

Ambitek recruits regularly for both Shop floor and Office based roles.

If you feel this role doesn’t match but are looking for a new role please get in touch.

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