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Trainee Estimator/Buyer - Excellent Progression Opportunity

Job Summary

  • Location Petersfield, Hampshire
  • Salary Up to £20000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 08 October 2018
  • Ref 3470_1539012977

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Job Description

Trainee Estimator/Buyer - Excellent progression opportunity!

Are you looking to join a company that can offer you career progression in a friendly team? Can you pick things up quite quickly and are able to work on your own initiative? If yes, this may be the role for you! Due to growth and internal change the company are looking for someone who has a strong administrative background but wants to learn and move into the field of estimating/buying. You would be working for a company who are the world leader in their field with a turnover of £100 million!

This is an excellent opportunity based in Petersfield. As well as a competitive salary of circa £20,000, benefits include: 25 day's holiday, a pension scheme, onsite parking and childcare vouchers.

Your role will involve you assisting the Procurement team and Project Management with marking up drawings, issuing tenders and supporting all teams. You will assist in the preparation of the formal tenders and quotations to customers, ensuring formal quotations and tenders are complaint with the technical specifications. You will check the scope of works and costings have been reconciled and formally agreed and that contract terms and conditions are acceptable to the company.

Applicants are invited to apply through the Commercial Division of FPR Group and interviews will be carried out shortly.

What you will be doing:

You will coordinate with Technical Design to ensure that the Technical specification if compliant and approved, as well as coordinating with the Sales Person/Project Manager to ensure the scope of works are agreed and fill incorporated into the quotation. You will reconcile all current costings and coordinate with Commercial to ensure that the T&C's which the bid is submitted under are acceptable.

The role will include preparing and implementing check lists for technical submission, scope of works, attendances and preliminaries. Assisting the Bid Team Leader in maintaining the quotation bank, you will ensure that all quotations are up to date and accurate.

You will also assist the Supply Chain Buyer in the preparation of sub contract and supply tenders/enquiries as well as the preparation of purchase orders and any other general assistance needed.

As well as the above you will learn how to obtain quotes from key suppliers and sub-contractors, reviewing a validating each to ensure scope and specification is compliant as well as reviewing drawings and technical documents before preparing estimates alongside the Bid, Procurement and Sales teams

What do they want from you?

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (primarily Word and Excel).
  • Administrative and some financial duties within a similar environment.
  • Knowledge of an MRP system.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A good attitude and eager to learnIf you think this is the role for you then please click apply now or call FPR Havant and ask for Jo! FPR Group is acting as an employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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Jo Beech

Jo Beech

I specialise in Office Support and Commercial Recruitment and have been with FPR Group since January 2015. I deal with both temporary and permanent vacancies and really enjoy being able to make a diff

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