CNC Estimator

Posted 01/05/2024 by Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited

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Burton End, Essex
£42,000 - £50,000/annum


My client based in Stansted is currently in need of a CNC Estimator. 

Job Purpose: To play a key role in the creation and submission of quotations and tender bids on behalf of the company. You will also act as the primary commercial interface between the Company and its customers, providing quotations, lead times, and non-recurring costs as required.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure stable, transparent, and traceable market driven cost structures and provide accurate costing and pricing figures to the company’s business development team
  • Support the development, implementation and optimization of market driven costings and manage and analyse all materials against a project  To estimate CNC 3, 4, 5 Axis Milling and Turning.
  • To estimate simple fabrication and assembly times.
  • Obtain material, bought out and treatment prices and lead-times.
  • Produce accurate costing estimates in response to customers / product developments
  • Read and assess 2D and 3D drawings confidently. 
  • Ensure that Customer expectations are met and exceeded and identify areas for improvement
  • Preparation of quotes/submission, putting bids together.
  • Liaise with internal colleagues regarding product set-up, routings, and other technical aspects
  • Follow company procedure and work to the correct process
  • Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience within CNC milling in 3,4,5-axis and CNC Turning
  • Previous experience in estimating and costing is preferred
  • Experience within an aerospace or high standard engineering environment
  • Experience working with Titanium, Aluminium and Steel
  • Ability to obtain material, AGS and treatment quotations, and working with suppliers and procurement to secure long term pricing.
  • Prior Milling and/or fabrication experience
  • Ability to work to deadlines is essential
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Must be capable of producing work to a high standard
  • Have good communication skills and will be expected to develop working relationships across all departments of the business
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and capable of working to challenging deadlines

This role offers hybrid working.

The salary for this role is £42k - £50k depending on experience.


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