Thrapston, Kettering, UK
We are working with Whitco Catering & Bakery Equipment to recruit a Designer & Estimator to join their design and estimating team on a full-time, permanent basis, based in Thrapston. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £23,000 - £30,000 per annum, depending on experience.
Whitco design, deliver and install professional catering kitchens and are a leader in their field with 28 years in business and unrivalled customer service. Whitco offer challenging and rewarding careers within a friendly, forward-thinking organisation. Whitco have built a team of experienced professionals who are dedicated to helping the business provide kitchen solutions that exceed the expectations of every customer.
The Designer & Estimator will plan, design and draw commercial kitchens and restaurants and support the smooth running of the design and estimating team.
What you will be doing as the Designer & Estimator:
Planning and designing commercial kitchens and restaurants.
Completing drawings from instructions and specifications.
Checking prices and contracts ensuring these are up to date.
Processing product quotations and tenders.
Answering phone calls and emails from customers and suppliers.
Communicating internally important feedback from customers and suppliers.
Supporting the sales and support administrators with general operations.
Reporting weekly/monthly sales results.
Any other duties as requested.
Skills and Experience required for the Designer & Estimator:
Experience and/or training in commercial kitchen design.
Strong IT skills and proficient in AutoCAD.
Experience of working in a commercial kitchen.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
High organisational skills with the ability to prioritise own workload and manage a number of projects at the same time.
Knowledge of legislation, health and safety, workflows and catering best practice.
Experience using Revit is desirable.
If you have the skills and experience required for Whitco’s Designer & Estimator, please click ‘Apply’ today!
No agencies please.