Design Cost Estimator – Creative Designs

Design Cost Estimator – Creative Designs

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £28000 – £30000/annum

Job title: Design Cost Estimator – Creative Designs
Job location: North London
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000

Design Cost Estimator to join our Design Team responsible for the costing of materials and processes for the manufacturing of designs. Each member of this team is expected to be adaptable and inventive, learning and developing the variety of processes and finishes used by the client.

Reporting to the Senior Design Estimator, you will be expected to cost engineer company products to the required standards maintaining excellent quality while providing the best costings and efficiency for product manufacturing. A comprehensive understanding of materials and processes is essential alongside being able to interpret production drawings. You will need to have a good rapport with all stakeholders in the business both in-house, and externally with suppliers to maintain and develop good working relationships. You will have an eye for optimum costings and be able to form an efficient database administration.

We are looking for a reliable hardworking person with initiative and high standards, a professional outlook and attention to detail. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain our quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards, values and behaviours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*Supporting the Senior Design Estimator and the Design Team
*Negotiation with suppliers
*Meeting with production to discuss material and process
*Cost Data Base Management
*Regular price checking and sourcing of suppliers
*Raising quotations for Sales
*Analysis of post production results
*Analysis of current product pricing
*Ensure all relevant and essential information pertaining to quotations are passed on to production

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications:

*Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator.
*Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
*BA(Hons) Product Design, Architecture or comparable
*5 years experience in a similar role (desirable)
*Highly Numerical
*Negotiation Skills
*Adaptable, Reliable and Efficient
*Supportive and Collaborative

Contact Information:

Email: (url removed)

Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client

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