Design Estimator - Swindon

£21,000 - £24,000 per annum - Manufacturing
Ref: 537 Date Posted: Thursday 22 Jul 2021
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Job Title

Design Estimator







Job Purpose

As part of the design team, the primary responsibilities will be to produce designs and quotations for the kitchen business as well as quotations for any additional customer requirements (add-ons) and supporting our independent customers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Business Development Team (Sales) to produce/ review designs based on specification briefs.
  • Read, interpret and check details of kitchen (and bedroom) design drawings.
  • Provide quotations for the designs based on the specification brief.
  • Produce client presentations which include specification details, visual design, and pricing, to be used as a key selling tool by the Business Development Team to secure the business.
  • Produce quotations for customer ‘add-ons’ based on individual requirements.
  • Create detailed quotations for our Independent customers as well as giving design support where required.
  • Build Bedroom quotations and estimates using a pricing matrix.
  • Occasionally visit sites where necessary.
  • Any other reasonable duties specified by the Design Team Leader.

Skill Requirements

  • Previous experience in Kitchen / home design and quotations required.
  • Good commercial awareness - mindful of costs and profit margins.
  • Attention to detail, with high levels of accuracy.
  • Able to work to strict deadlines & procedures.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Good communicator and a confident telephone manner.
  • Good IT skills (Competent MS Office user, particularly Excel and Powerpoint. CAD desirable, but training will be provided).
  • Ability to problem solve


Person Specification

  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive approach to work
  • A desire to achieve and improve
  • Self-motivated