Quotations Engineer

Head Office
£27,000 to £30,000 plus benefits
10 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 plus benefits

Industry: Automotive


We are proud to be an integral part of our client's growth plans over the coming years. Due to continued expansion we are seeking to recruit an additional Quotations Engineer to join the team. This is a great opportunity to join one of the leading employers in the Midlands area.


I am looking for an experienced Quotations Engineer to join an established automotive manufacturing company on a permanent basis.


We are working alongside a top Precision Engineering company based in Birmingham who require a Quotations Engineer to join their team.


Co ordinate estimation activities for a busy commercial team in a high volume manufacturing environment.

Duties for the successful candidate will include:

- Receive, acknowledge and log customer requests for quotation. Clearly communicate with the customer
- Maintain quotation log and ensure customer deadlines are met
- Preparation of technical quotations in conjunction with the relevant customer requirements to ensure correct and timely communication to the customer
- Assessment of commercial and technical suitability of enquires to the business following appropriate processes. Communicate with internal technical teams.
- Obtain quotations from suppliers relevant to the preparation of quotations
- Suggest and review opportunity for estimating improvement / modification
- Generation and communication of appropriate measures of performance
- Ensure estimates comply with company objectives and business targets.
- Complete new business approval documentation
- Research on new technologies and new materials.
- Interact with different internal and external constituents, including other manufacturers
- To work towards full product specification, including engineering drawings for manufacture
- Drive productivity through reverse and value engineering opportunities identified within the product range, utilising new technology and materials.


- Minimum of 3 years experience in quoting Automotive presswork & small to medium value added assembly.
- Extensive knowledge of mechanical engineering solutions, including materials, finishes and heat-treatments
- Good understanding of prototyping, manufacturing processes and costing
- Customer facing, commercial awareness.
- Dealing with customers.

- Excellent computer literacy - excel, work etc
- Excellent communication skills
- Hands on
- Problem solving skills
- Good project management ability
- Focused on delivery of high standard especially with respect to customer service

Engineering Degree - desirable but not essential.


- Professional
- Self motivated
- Driven to succeed
- Positive attitude.
- Proactive.
- Enthusiastic
- Team Player
- Ambitious
- Articulate

Your hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 7.30AM - 4.30PM and Friday 7.30AM - 12.30PM.


To apply for this position please send your CV to Clayton Cruise by following the APPLY NOW Link.

Clayton Cruise - Award winning Engineering Recruiter

1998 - 2017 Celebrating 19 years' experience in Engineering Recruitment including founding and heading up Proactive Recruitment Solutions since 2003.

Why work with me?

Unlike most recruiters who work all types of jobs; I have for the past 18 years worked within the engineering sector and have placed over 1,000 people during that time.

I understand engineering extremely well and will not discuss roles with you that do not meet your criteria or your abilities.

What does my support cost?

It costs you nothing for my support, I generate my income by charging companies rather than candidates for my support.

What other roles do I have that may suit you?

Most of the companies that I work with work with me on an exclusive basis, so by registering with me it will enable you to gain access to engineering roles that other agencies do not have.

What to do next?

To start the ball rolling all you need to do is email your CV to me. I will be back in touch with you to discuss what you are looking for and job opportunities that I have that match what you are looking for. So what are you waiting for.

Email your CV to clayton (@) proactiverecruitment .co .uk

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