You will be working on projects that consist of defence, cruise and commercial vessels. You will be involved in both bid and project support.

The Position

We are now recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Estimator to join the sales department of this extremely busy Shipyard.

The successful candidate could be someone who has already made the move from working as an Mechanical Engineer (or other related trade) of a maritime company, or someone who is looking to make the leap across. Projects will consist of defence, cruise and commercial vessels so you must have a strong knowledge of ship electrical systems.

Bid Support

* To translate aspects of the statement of customer requirements into a cost estimate.
* To liaise and co-ordinate company departments eg, engineering, operations, finance and procurement departments in the compilation of estimates and bid packages.
* To develop standard costs for the use of operational assets and resources.
* To participate in site visits to assess/define customer requirements.
* To ensure that customers contractual requirements, terms and conditions and standards are taken into account as appropriate in the preparation of estimates and bid packages.
* To develop standard costs for the use of operational assets and resources.
* To contribute to the development and maintenance of norms and estimating conventions to improve estimate response times.
* To develop bid submissions in line with customer requirements.
Project Support

* To assist with the project management of awarded projects and be fully conversant with the tender submission.
* To assist with the development of the strategy, project and operational/tactical plans to execute the project.
* To provide support to project management in relation to the development of estimates for Variation Orders.
* To assist with the management of the Change Control Process and to negotiate with the customer any changes to the contract, to develop estimates for variation orders.
The team currently have a huge pipeline of project tenders, with large expansion plans for the next 12 months. As such this role will best suit a dynamic individual who is a collaborative team player, motivated by team success and a shared vision for long-term growth.

The Reward

On offer is a very attractive and competitive remuneration package and the chance to be a part of the turnaround and significant growth agenda of one of the most historical shipyards in the world.

Other benefits include:

* Annual bonus
* Pension contribution
* 28 days holiday (inc public holidays)

How To Apply

For more information about this key role, please contact Kate Drever directly, who is managing this opportunity.

Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Belfast

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