Technical Estimator

United Kingdom
06 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Zenon are working with a Maintenance and Repair Organisation (MRO) based in the South of England in their search for a Technical Estimator.
Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Estimator will ensure the efficient provision of accurate and reliable Estimates and hold the following key responsibilities:

•    Interpret manuals, drawings and information supplied by the potential customer to provide an accurate estimate. 
•    Be responsible for the preparation and submission of man-hour quotations as a basis for bid proposals as well as reviewing additional work requirements on base inputs
•    Working as a team member on major commercial bids, supporting the Commercial Manager with any technical data presentation.
•    Liaise with customers to determine exact requirements
•    Undertake work on commercial bids
•    Preparation and development of input schedules, including manpower resource predictions
•    Support the preparation of commercial briefs
•    Support the commercial coding of work data onto internal system
•    Review of estimates against work orders carried out
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
•    Proven experience in a base and/or line maintenance environment
•    Experience of estimating for large aircraft maintenance activities
•    Ability to interpret engineering data, identify issues with provided work scopes, and challenge where appropriate
•    Ability to rapidly and accurately assess data, to support sound decision making
•    Good verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate positively with stakeholders, sometimes in challenging situations
•    Good organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
•    Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
•    Experience of working with an aircraft maintenance IT system

If the above opportunity is of interest to you and you want to work in a challenging and rewarding training environment please forward your CV to or call 01483 397 385 for a confidential discussion.

Unfortunately only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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