Permanent
Sales Estimator
Plumbing and Heating contractors
Hampshire
Up to £34K basic, 3% employer pension after qualifying period, 23 days holiday rising with service, co profit scheme whi

Sales Estimator

Ref: 229| Posted: 15th Jan 2022

-Do you have experience with ductwork, plastics, pipework or fabrication? Are you technically minded, with internal sales, estimating and project tracking experience? Are you looking to join a growing company, who have a proud history of employee retention? If you do and you're based in West Sussex, West Surrey or Hampshire and are happy to commute, we could have the role for you! Offering up to £34k basic, company profit share and a chance to become a specialist in plastic fabrication and distribution. 

-THE ROLE; 

  • As sales estimator, you will join a team of 5 highly experienced internally based colleagues, who have a wealth of experience in the plastics distribution and fabrication arena.
  • Your role as Internal Sales estimator will be to calculate and price up complex plastic ductwork projects on ventilation, pipe and fittings that will be used in market sectors such as Building and construction, chemical processing, water utilities, ventilation, agriculture, biomass energy, marine, food and drink, universities and schools, hospitals, pharmaceutical and life sciences, signage and displays etc.
  • As sales estimator, you will report into the Operations Manager and be internally based. 
  • You will process sales enquiries for "off the shelf stock items" and fabricated items.
  • Your customer will typically be Mechanical and Electrical Contractors, Plumbing and Heating contractors and client end users across the varied sectors that you sell to.
  • You will ensure speedy response to customers enquiries and ensure margin targets and profit margin are maintained.
  • You will read a variety of schematics and blueprints and take measurements.
  • You will liaise with others including the fabrication supervisor and estimating manager.
  • As sales estimator, you will also proactively ensure customer service demands and sales targets are being met.

-THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE; 

  • You will have good attention to detail, be highly numerate and be able to understand what this plastic fabrication and distribution business does, the process from enquiry to order to install and be able to keep up with multi projects out on the floor and their progress through the factory. 
  • You must be able to build strong relationships with your customer and be a solution provider.
  • You will be a good negotiator, who understands project management and is detail orientated. 
  • A problem solver, with an analytical mind, organised, methodical, good team player. 
  • Ideally from construction. Plumbing, ductwork, plastics/fabrication, or M&E would be perfect or manufacturing/engineering. The ability to understand the assembly and fabrication process.
  • A strategic thinker, with the ability to adapt to a fast paced, every changing environment.

-THE COMPANY; 

  • Our client is a well established, highly regarded market leading plastic fabrication and distribution business, with superb employee retention.

-THE REMUNERATION; 

  • £30,000- £34,000 Basic salary dependent on experience.
  • Participation in a company profit share bonus scheme that could give several thousand pounds.
  • 3% employer pension contribution after qualifying period.
  • 23 days holiday, rising with service.
  • Health scheme after qualifying period
  • Regular company beers/social get togethers to celebrate success.

Colin & Nick have known the MD of this business for over 20 years and he's a fantastic leader, who has great ambition for this growing business. If you have the passion, drive and experience that my client is looking for, then this business will give you a great career. If this excites, call Colin, Nick or Willoughby on 01737 452030 or email your CV to info@chandlerharrisrecruitment.co.uk