Costings Estimator

Dependant on Experience

We are now actively looking for a talented Costings Estimator to join our team at Nemco!  

Main Purpose of the Role:

To assist the Quotes Manager to offer competitive quotations to prospective and existing customers. Quotations should be accurate to customer’s requirements and achieved on time.

Costings Estimator Main Duties:

Become fully conversant with the Vantage ERP system, particularly the quote section, including producing reports.

Quote for most cost-effective assembly of new products by assessing manufacturing processes and times.

Create Bills of Materials accurate to customer requirements using existing Nemco stocked parts where possible.

Load assembly operations and times into the Vantage system, which will automatically convert the data into a quote.

Produce off line cost calculations using standard format Excel spreadsheets.

Send out BOM to relevant supplier and from their responses produce materials costings.

Challenge suppliers on pricing to get the most competitive pricing possible.

Challenge production on assembly times especially when quotes time is less than actual time taken to build.

Liaise with Managing Director, production, purchasing and engineering departments as necessary.

Follow the Company’s environmental policy, procedures and instructions in order to minimize environmental impacts from its activities.

In addition, the jobholder may be required to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager from time to time. 

Costings Estimator Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have experience of Electronics Buying, Costing and/or Quotations in an Electronic Manufacturing environment.


Accuracy and a strong attention to detail
Ability to use PC based 'Office' packages
Experience of costing and/or quotations
Knowledge and understanding of Electronic Manufacturing Industry
Experience of company ERP systems


Background in Electronics Buying

The successful Costings Estimator will benefit from:

  • Holiday pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Pension
  • Free Parking
If you feel that you have the necessary skills and requirements for this job, please send us your CV.

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