Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator)

6.00 - 6.00 GBP Hourly
19 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Start Date
PETA Ltd are proud to be working with a leading fire door manufacturer to recruit an Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator). Are you looking for an excellent office-based career opportunity within the construction industry? Do you want to kickstart your career with an apprenticeship that has future career progression? Apply today to be the Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator).

The fire door Sales Estimator Apprentice will learn how to transfer customer enquiries into a compliant and commercially attractive quotation using our in-house estimating system. Sales negotiation skills and technical knowledge will be provided to help convert opportunity onto order for manufacture. The Apprentice will be part of a young, fast-paced sales & production team who take great pride in the high quality of their work and excellent reputation of our fire doors.

Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

The Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator) will assist the sales and estimating team and learn all aspects of the sales, estimating and manufacturing processes. Duties will include:

Creating doorsets quotations and drawings using our in-house production system
Learning technical knowledge of fire door, ironmongery and construction components
Learning sales techniques; how to negotiate and create best opportunity to obtain order commitment
Supporting the sales & estimating with general administration dutiesThe Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator) will learn all about the construction industry and all aspects of door manufacture from enquiry through to invoice.

Essential Skills

It is important that the Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator) has a technical background, including strong numeracy and ICT skills. It is also important that they:

Are tenacious and personable
Have good communication skills and a polite telephone manner
Have strong attention to detail and timekeeping skills
Have good MS Office skills, including use of Excel
GCSEs in Maths and English with at least a grade C / 4 are required.Desirable Skills

STEM subject at A level or equivalent
An interest in construction or joinery
Keen to learn and eager to progress
Organised and articulateAbout Company

Our client are one of the UK's leading fire door manufacturers, supplying and installing fire doors for major construction projects such as airports, schools, hotels and luxury homes. They are proud of the number of longstanding and valuable members of staff that work with them, bringing a wealth of experience to their business. Their staff are employed across many disciplines working in their factory, onsite and in their offices. Their recognise the need to engage our staff through continuous training and they are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To join this leading company, please apply for the Estimator Apprentice (Sales Administrator) role today

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