Estimator and Procurement Executive

  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Category
    Construction and Property - Estimator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Exciting Opportunity for an Estimator and Procurement Executive!


Are you an experienced Estimator and Procurement professional looking for a new challenge? Our client, a reputable organisation in the production industry, is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented individual to join their team as an Estimator and Procurement Executive. Reporting to the Estimating and Procurement Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in providing technical expertise and efficiency in all aspects of production and operations-based administration.


Main Responsibilities:



  • Analyse enquiries from internal personnel and create estimates for potential jobs and tenders.

  • Generate official Works Orders for production jobs using business management systems.

  • Source and raise Purchase Orders for materials, consumables, items, and services required for production jobs.

  • Collaborate with various departments including sales, QA, logistics, production, planning, and finance to gather essential job information.

  • Manage logistics and warehousing for work in progress.

  • Input, record, and update job data onto the business management systems and generate necessary reports.

  • Raise Purchase Orders for site consumables, maintenance parts, engineer visits, and service agreements.

  • Maintain stock of raw materials, consumables, office supplies, and production staff uniforms.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with designated suppliers and business contacts.

  • Monitor supplier performance through KPIs and other metrics.

  • Communicate with suppliers via email, in writing, and over the phone in a clear and professional manner.

  • Actively participate in team targets and contribute to continuous individual development.

  • Additional duties as needed to ensure the smooth running of the technical order processing department.


Skills and Attributes:



  • Strong team player with excellent prioritisation skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • Cool and composed under pressure, with a willingness to share knowledge with colleagues.

  • Previous experience in a technical field, preferably in purchasing and estimating.

  • Confident and enthusiastic with a passion for continuous learning and development.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational abilities.

  • Proven ability to build fruitful relationships with suppliers while achieving business targets.

  • Good understanding of gross profit and margins.

  • Experience in the packaging/greeting cards sector is advantageous.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with excellent organisational and logical thinking abilities.

  • Proactive and flexible, with a willingness to learn negotiation techniques for effective supplier interactions.


Benefits:



  • Enjoy a Monday-Friday, 37.5 working week with flexible lunch options.

  • Competitive salary based on experience.

  • 25 days of annual leave.

  • Workplace pension for your future financial security.

  • Personal development opportunities, including training on order processing and other business information management systems.


Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to join our client's dynamic team as an Estimator and Procurement Executive. Apply now and take your career to new heights!


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