Estimator / Customer Service - Flexo or Digital

Job Description




Salary circa £23-29K (D.O.E) + Pension + 5 Weeks Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

Our client is a well invested printer & converter who are leading the way with investments in cutting edge print technology. They are recruiting for an Estimator with some Customer Service and Admin responsibilities.

The Role:

  • Analyse documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labour estimates.
  • Plan jobs using a variety of substrates and printing methods.
  • Revise estimates as needed due to specification changes.
  • Perform job cost analysis.
  • Develop knowledge of materials available and recommend cost saving opportunities.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organising and scheduling work.
  • Consult with sales, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Maintain estimating standard procedures.
  • Assure quality standards are met before delivering a quote.
  • Assist in booking in jobs
  • Liaising with customers
  • General admin where required

Key Skills:

  • Highly proficient in numeracy
  • Good at negotiating
  • Able to undertake project management
  • Detail orientated
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Commercially aware of the Print & Packaging industry
  • Proficient at using Estimating software systems
  • Good at record keeping
  • An effective communicator both verbally and in writing