Estimator, Jobs, Dundee, 4905


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HRC Recruitment are recruiting for an Estimator to join our Dundee based client who are a client who manufacture and supply machined components for a variety of industries including Oil & Gas, Energy and Aerospace.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the accurate, efficient, cost-effective and timely provision of technical estimates and customer quotations. Ideally you will have previous experience in an Estimators role, however, candidates with a solid background in precision engineering, currently working as a Machinist or Production Engineer and looking to progress from the machine shop floor will also be considered.



  • Preparation of detailed estimates for meeting customer orders involving materials, machining, assembly and testing times for the manufacture of components & sub-assemblies
  • Preparation of detailed estimates for Precision component parts.
  • The ability to estimate from basic concept layouts and detailed drawings.
  • Preparation of detailed technical quotations.
  • Liaising with customers.
  • Liaising with suppliers and obtaining quotes.


To be considered for this role you will have the following skills and experience: -

  • Have a good understanding of engineering principles manufacturing / machining processes, times & techniques.
  • Ideally possess experience as a turner, miller or CNC machinist and have served an appropriate apprenticeship.
  • Have ability to understand complex engineering drawings.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Must be capable of working using own initiative
  • Organised and disciplined with excellent team working and communication skills
  • Strong Time Management Skills. Experience
  • Experience of estimating precision machined / manufactured components with strong attention to detail.
  • Worked in manufacturing, engineering and precision machining environment
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