Trainee Project Sales Estimator, Shelters Division

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Free car parking & tea and coffee facilities

Broxap, a UK market leader in the design, manufacture & installation of shelters, covered walkways, street furniture and playground equipment, is looking to recruit a dynamic, ambitious and enthusiastic individual to join its Projects Estimating Department within a larger sales office.

Working within a successful family business and reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be working in an established team, responsible for:

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying project requirements by interpreting engineering specifications and drawings, or interrogating site visit reports from Area Sales Managers.
  • Liaising with customers to establish scope of work & budget.
  • Working closely with colleagues or suppliers to establish cost price information.
  • Combining ascertained material costs with estimations for manufacturing times, design time requirements, installation and civils works, to arrive at a profitable yet competitive proposal that matches the customer’s enquiry/requirements.
  • Issuing detailed time and material estimates throughout the business.
  • Construct & Issue written quotations utilising the in-house CRM system, maintaining notepads, order due dates & project status.

In this role you will working alongside multiply internal departments on varying projects in sectors such as, but not limited to; Education, Healthcare, Airports, Rail, Contractors, Architects, MOD etc.

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, charismatic, individual with the ability to prioritise their own workload with good communication skills, attention to detail, and works well under pressure.
  • The ideal candidate shall possess some experience of working within estimating or project costing environment who is willing to work hard and learn the necessary skills required through Broxap’s internal training process.
  • The ability to use CRM/ERP programmes would be an advantage as would a good knowledge of Microsoft word & Excel spreadsheets.
  • Other areas such as visiting customers, for face to face meeting and sales negotiating, would be an advantage, as would experience of bid preparation

Please visit and for a clearer understanding of the exciting projects that you could be working on.

Working Arrangements and Rewards:

  • Permanent Position
  • Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00, with additional hours as may be required.
  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus 8 bank
  • Competitive market salary
  • Free car parking
  • Free hot & cold beverages, with a half hour lunch break
  • Remote office working opportunities