Estimator | Packaging Distributor | West Midlands

West Midlands
£25k dependent on experience 
13 Sep 2018
13 Oct 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are searching for a dedicated individual who is looking for their next career move within the packaging sector.  With a secure future and long established history, our client is offering the chance to be part of their future success and work with a committed and growing commercial team.

Estimator | Packaging Distributor | West Midlands | ¬£25k Dependent on Experience 

An outstanding local employer, this company is part of a much larger, global group. They have a very low staff turnover and work hard to ensure they maintain a very contented workforce.

Specialising in a range of packaging for the industrial sector, they provide an unrivalled service to their customer across the automotive, food and e-commerce sectors.

As Estimator you will be responsible for:

  • Using SAP and Excel to estimate across a range of packaging
  • Critically appraising estimated costs against actual costs and preparing, presenting and following up analyses of these actual production costs against expectations
  • Researching and purchasing materials and goods under the direction of the Commercial Manager 
  • Clarifying customer requirements with the Sales team to enable accurate and efficient generation of estimates (including price matrices) in a timely manner
  • Providing support and cover where required for other buying and commercial functions
  • Full compliance with ISO9001 Operating Procedures

Key attributes required:

  • Highly numerate and used to working with figures on a day-to-day basis
  • Background in estimating for packaging/print
  • Fully conversant with standard office IT products (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Materials knowledge (board and film for packaging) a distinct advantage
  • Supportive team player able to work on own initiative

Apply today and give yourself the chance to work for an exciting and expanding company that offers great pay, a welcoming and supportive working environment and fantastic career progression prospects.