Trainee Estimator

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Purpose of Job:

To complete Price and Delivery requests from sales departments for the Precision Manufacturing Division and Aberdeen Machine Shop.

Responsible for fast response of all quotations of our manufactured special components.

To ensure that work is appropriately planned and scheduled to meet customer delivery requirements within quality specification.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

* Provide fast, accurate estimates for price and delivery requirements including CNC lathe times, material, tooling and sub-contract prices.

* Liaise with material suppliers and sub-contract machine shops to obtain the best price and delivery

* Accurately reviewing customer specifications and drawings

* Liaise with Aviemore, research and development and engineering department regarding design issues

* Provide technical assistance to sales department with special part enquiries

* Input to production schedules to allow fast response to urgent customer delivery requirements through communication with the Precision Manufacturing Division and Aberdeen Machine Shop

* All safety rules and regulations in accordance with the organisation's HSE Management System, to be conformed to at all times

* Ensure that all tasks carried out by team meet company QMS procedures

* Calibration – ensure all equipment required for quoted manufacture is maintained and in date.

* To work overtime to ensure organisational or client deadlines are met.

* To provide holiday and absence cover within department and assist with Machine Shop day to day activities if required.

Interfaces (Internal/External):

Direct contact with:

Precision Manufacturing Division, Aberdeen Machine Shop,

Sales (UK and International), Integrity Management, Engineering,

Operations Dept, Mobile Service Vans,




City & Guilds Engineering Certificate

ONC or SVQ level 3 qualification in Engineering

HNC/D level Engineering Qualification

Experience Required:



Experience in working in a Engineering or Manufacturing environment

Oil and Gas industry knowledge

Experienced in the operation of various types of machine shop equipment

Experience in estimating P&Ds for machined components

Skills/Training Competences:



Ability to read engineering drawings Basic IT systems/Microsoft Office experience

Ability to work to strict standards and procedures

Good communications skills

Ability to work under on own initiative Good organisational skills

Flexible and adaptable Numeric skills

Ability to problem solve and make decisions

Ability to understand technical specifications

HSE awareness

Customer and Quality Focus

Experience in the operation of various types of machine shop equipment

Experience/knowledge of Stainless Steel and ‘exotic’ components.

Previous ERP system experience
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-106014
  • Permanent
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