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Thrapston, Kettering, UK

Designer and Estimator

Thrapston, Kettering, UK

£23,000 - £30,000 per annum


Job Description

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.

  • Completing estimations.

  • 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.

  • Sales experience.

  • 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.

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