Sales Estimator

Location : Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
Job Ref : MM507
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Sales
Salary : £Competitive


MM507 – Sales Estimator

Location – Glenrothes

Salary – £DOE


We are currently working with our client to fill an exciting opportunity for a Sales Estimator to join their team in their Glenrothes facility, learning new skills and experiences whilst enhancing those already attained.  The role demands accuracy, diligence, resilience and would suit a self-motivated individual.

A market competitive salary will be offered depending on experience.  Benefits of employment include 33 days holiday per year on a pro-rata basis (including public holidays), an employer pension contribution of 5% of salary and life assurance.

Outline of Role and Responsibilities
To be part of the Sales team working to provide new and sustained sales growth to manage and develop sales.  As part of the Sales department, the individual will receive any relevant training that may be required and assume the following duties. The below functions and responsibilities will be shared by personnel with an aim to develop full flexibility across all key duties within a busy sales environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create detailed proposal documents, submit to customers as part of a formal bidding process and follow up bid to point of closure.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers, gaining a clear understanding of their business needs.
  • Negotiate on price, cost, delivery, and specifications with buyers to achieve a sale.
  • Working with the Sales Team to create and achieve sales targets through analysis of customers, seeking out new opportunities and leads.
  • Supporting the Sales Team with internal and external customer visits and company presentations where and if required.
  • Liaise with other departments to provide customers with realistic delivery dates.
  • Procurement of materials and services from suppliers to support client proposals.
  • Support other members of the sales team, when necessary, to ensure efficiency during busy timeframes.

Desired Experience / Skills 

  • Experience in a manufacturing (Cladding, welding and machining) background preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build a rapport with people over the phone and face to face.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise a high-volume workload.
  • Efficient in the use of all Microsoft packages.
  • Experience in a similar manufacturing background would be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritise and organise a high-volume workload.

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Able to organise and prioritise tasks accordingly.

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