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Cost Estimator

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £24k - 30k per year + Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

Cost Estimator

Salary – £24,000 - £30,000

Location – Leeds

We are recruiting for a Cost Estimator to join a tendering team and part of a wider business tendering function. Candidates with experience in manufacturing environments or material costing would be well received.

Due to a large programme of work this company based in the Leeds area require a Cost Estimator to work in a busy environment where you will work with complex cost estimates and detailed costing information as part of an estimating/cost engineering function.

 The Cost Estimator will be required to:

  • Develop and implement the global costing system in the UK tendering team.
  • Work alongside cost estimators, engineering, and tendering teams
  • Compile labour/material
  • Development of material and manufacturing time calculators
  • Maintain the database for material costs and manufacturing time
  • Liaising with procurement and manufacturing to monitor any changes to process

The Cost Estimator should have the following skills or experience:

  • Competent Excel user (VBA coding would be an advantage)
  • A basic knowledge of estimating principles, techniques, and types of cost estimates.
  • Good IT Skills
  • Willing to learn manufacturing processes, product specifications and Bills of material
  • Mathematical skills
  • Analytical (spreadsheets/Databases)
  • Able to multitask and work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Cost Estimator background to develop your career in a great environment. In return for your experience, this Leeds based company will offer you:

 Salary details – £24,000 – £30,000 + Benefits

Opportunity to work with a leading organisation.

Career Development

Flexible Work Hours

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you would like to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Cost Estimator role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment  -

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.