Job Title – Estimator

Posted – 15th October 2021

Location – Waterlooville, Hampshire

Reports to: Senior Estimator

Job Type: Full Time

Summary of Role

This role provides accurate, technically compliant and timely quotations to customers and distributors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate request for quote (RFQ) and determine compliant solutions from within the Coopers Fire product range.
  • Prepare and review quotations issued to ensure accurate and complete based on information and drawings provided.
  • Ensure margins quoted at are as agreed by the business based on product type and market sold to. Highlight variances to management for review.
  • Highlight major projects to management for pricing review.
  • Evaluate customers needs and ensuring the most relevant/cost effective solution for each enquiry is provided.
  • Accurate and timely completion of project information to the CRM system to provide visability of quotations to the wider business.
  • Develop customer relationships with repeat customers and distributors.
  • Provide support to Bid Manager in preparation of major tenders.
  • Liaise with other Coopers Fire departments to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Carry out such additional responsibilities as may be considered necessary

skills and experience


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (particularly Excel)
  • Good customer service & communication skills


  • Experience in manufacturing environment


  • Customer focus approach
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise customer requests and work to tight deadlines
  • IT literate
  • Numerate
  • Strong communication skills with internal stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, confident and resourceful

key results areas

  • Maintain agreed service level of providing quotes within 48 hours (unless engineering support required)
  • Provide accurate and complete quotes based on RFQ information and drawings provided
  • Identify opportunities for improving accuracy and integrity of quotes

To Apply

Please send a C.V. to:

HR Department Coopers Fire, Ignis House, Houghton Avenue, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 3DU. UK

or by email to