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Salary: £32k per year

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 02 Dec 2020

Reference: 4709

Role: Machine Shop Estimator

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum


  •     25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  •     Free secure car parking
  •     Cycle to work scheme
  •     Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  •     Company Pension scheme
  •     Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Role & Responsibilities:

This is an interesting and varied role, which involves working on high profile engineering projects, bringing fantastic prospects for the right candidate within a rapidly expanding modern company. The successful candidate will have proven experience in an estimating role, and will be responsible for the following:

  •     Handling multiple and varied projects.
  •     Interpretation of customers’ requirements from drawings or computer models.
  •     Liaison with material and subcontract service suppliers to determine best external costs.
  •     Liaison with customers and follow up of potential sales.
  •     Generation of machine shop processes and routings with appropriate times to determine machining costs
  •     Preparation of detailed quotations

Personal Specification:

  •      A highly motivated and proactive time served / apprentice trained machinist who can demonstrate successful experience in a similar role.
  •      You must be familiar with all aspects of CNC machining and be conversant with current tooling developments.
  •      Candidates should have good interpersonal skills and a high level of commercial awareness.
  •      Excellent mathematical and numerical skills
  •      Ability to read engineering drawings