Location Sittingbourne
Discipline: Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Contact name: Jane Deadman

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Job ref: JD/CT/11703
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Estimator/Planner (Sheet Metal)
£36,000 - £38,000 p/a
Sittingbourne, Kent
Permanent. Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:45, Friday 08:00 to 12:00. (37 Hours)

• Competitive Salary
• Finish at 12:00 every Friday!
• Company Pension
• Life Assurance 4 x Salary
• Well established firm and a great place to work

Are you experienced in ERP systems and confident in reading and interpreting engineering drawings?

Do you have previous estimating experience in a relevant background (engineering/manufacturing)?

Would you like to work with a highly skilled team, for a well-established, stable company with a fantastic track record in employee relations?

Our client provides engineered, compliant, designed products for customers in the defence, aerospace and preservation sectors and they are looking for an estimating specialist.
As an Estimator, your primary responsibility will be to prepare and produce accurate quotations based on instructions from the Sales or Technical Departments. This entails calculating costs from standard drawings and additional information provided. You will be responsible for generating planning documentation, Epicor route cards for manufacturing, Bills of Materials (BOM), and identifying subcontract operations including testing, tooling, and fixture requirements. Process design and development will be integral to your role.

• Prepare budget, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM), and fixed cost estimates.
• Produce Epicor route card documentation.
• Obtain subcontractor costs and quotes.
• Generate BOM for raw material procurement.
• Maintain document control.
• Contribute to process design and improving efficiencies.

Skills and Requirements:
• Proficiency in Epicor or ERP systems.
• Confident in reading and interpreting engineering drawings.
• Previous estimating experience.
• Background in manufacturing/engineering preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft programs.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent administration skills with attention to detail.
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing processes.


Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

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