Shorterm Group are working with an exciting company in the Gloucestershire area who require a Cost Estimator to join them on a permanent basis.
Job description: To work closely with the Finance, Procurement and Engineering departments. You will have a varied and interesting role including but not limited to the following responsibilities: *Cost parts and assemblies to answer to bids and give targets to Internal and external customers *Study current supplier process and cost and if required, visit them and attend to price negotiations *Identify cost drivers, make or update estimating costing tools *Forecast the costs of existing programs; Compare actual cost update of existing program; understand the variance
Candidate skills & requirements: Suited to a graduate calibre individual we are looking for an open minded individual with an outgoing and friendly personality who has the enthusiasm and ability to update and improve his/her knowledge, and can demonstrate an ability to work within a team environment as well as working independently.
You should have an understanding of machined components and work closely with our engineering and production teams to estimate recurring and non-recurring costs.
A confident individual, you will have the ability to work to tight and demanding deadlines while also using your own initiative to be flexible to meet customer demands. Your ability to use your own initiative to solve problems through to completion is key to this role.
In addition to being part of the Gloucester team you will have to work closely in a worldwide team and interact with others. It is key to be successful in this role that you are be able to establish credibility with internal and external customers and you will travel approximately 1-2 days per month.
The ideal candidate will be multilingual and have experience of international matrixed teams
For more information on the opportunity please contact Daniel Brier onor firstname.lastname@example.org