Estimator

Location: Swansea

Closing Date: 17-Jul-2020

Salary: Competitive salary

Reference #: 133500

We’re looking for two proactive and dynamic Estimators to join our busy team in Swansea where you’ll be responsible for providing customers on a national basis with expert recommendations on products that fall within the industrial market sector.

This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

About the role

  • To provide pipe, valve and fitting estimates to customers and produce accurate pricing and quotations to industrial customers
  • Work closely with the Industrial Sales Team and line manager to develop the wider industrial offering. 
  • Provide technical & commercial support
  • Promotes sales growth, by maximising margins and making best use of promotions
  • Develops and maintains strong customer and supplier relationships, maximising ‘add-on’ sales
  • Work with estimators and account managers to work out margins and prepare quote format
  • Working closely within our branch network to coordinate stock

About you

We’re recruiting for two estimators and ideally seeking for one of those positions candidates with previous estimator experience that have exposure to providing quotations for industrial pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) or selling PVF within Industrial Markets.  

However, should you be a strong estimator from another industry we want to hear from you as industrial experience is not essential.

For our second position, estimating experience is not essential.  We welcome applications from individuals with strong experience in a sales administration who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience.  Any exposure to building long term relationships with customers and ability to identify and understand business opportunities would also be desirable.

This role will also involve inputting data so an intermediate level of experience in Excel will be required. 

About your development and benefits

We aim to unlock your potential and equip you with all the skills required to move to the next stage in your career with us. This all starts with your induction where you get to know us and our business and continues with relevant training and development.  

Our people get benefits including:

  • pension plan
  • holiday - 23 days increasing to 25 after 2 years’ service
  • staff discount
  • profit share.

About us

In the past, we operated under different brand names, such as Plumb Center, Parts Center, Drain Center, Pipe Center and Climate Center as separate businesses. Now, our customers can find all our products under one roof. We work with building and trade professionals every day. And by understanding their businesses, the products they want and the quality service they need, we aim to help them achieve more for their own customers.

From our offices in Warwick and Ripon, to our five distribution centres and over 600 branches up and down the country, our people work together to give our customers great service every day. It is a huge operation that involves one of the country’s largest fleets of specialist commercial vehicles and it’s backed by cutting-edge warehousing and customer focused supply chain.

Wolseley UK the country’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant and we aim to be the first choice specialist merchant for trade customers. We’re the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, a FTSE 100 company with revenues of over $18 billion.


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