Alumet vacancy

Trainee Estimator

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Reporting to:  Head of Pre-Contracts

Purpose of job/basic function:

To assist with the preparation and issuing of tender quotations and bills and supporting the Estimating department.

Main Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with producing with formulating quotes using in house data and supply chain quotations in alignment with the Company’s procedures and approved documents.
  • Following up quotations when required by the Estimating Manager/Commercial Manager.
  • Understanding and reading from technical drawings.
  • Following up quotations when required by the Estimating team.
  • Assisting with the tender process as required.
  • General Administrative duties within the Estimating department

Other Responsibilities:

  • Responding to phone calls, e-mails and other communications, from clients, suppliers and Alumet senior management team.
  • Assisting with amending (when required), original quotation and bills in line with changed instructions by both clients and Alumet senior management team.
  • Obtaining samples when requested by clients and Alumet senior management team.
  • When contract is secured, help with issuing handover documents and attending both external client meetings, raw material suppliers, bought in sub-contract work and internal Alumet meetings, under the request of the Head of Pre-Contracts.
  • To comply with all Company policies including Alumet’s Health & Safety and Environmental/Sustainability Policies.
  • Act as an ambassador/exemplar of Alumet Systems and embracing/supporting/promoting the Company culture and values.
  • Seek and develop ongoing continuous improvement.
  • To comply with any objectives/targets/KPIs given.
  • Any other duties relevant to the role or as determined by the Manager.

Training & Development:

  • Attend any internal/external training courses relevant to the role or as required by the Company.
  • Ongoing personal development.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English. A levels or AS Levels an advantage.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ideally experience with both Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work alone and within a team.
  • Time management skills.
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • High degree of initiative.
  • Good letter writing skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.

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