Technical Estimating Administrator

A new and exciting opportunity has presented itself owing the market demand for the Stairways Staircase product.

Based at Stairways Midlands, Staircase manufacturing division in Walsall, West Midlands, this full time Monday to Friday role would suit an individual wanting a role working as part of a team, that offers variety in a busy environment.

As an integral part of the design and estimating team you your typical day will consist of the following duties as directed by your line manager.

  • Reviewing client’s staircase design & specification requirements from both a manufacturing design and costing perspective.
  • Working with Stairways software to prepare clients staircase quotations.
  • Processing client details into manufacturing instructions.
  • Creating CNC designs and machining instructions for shop floor.
  • Communicating with clients, using both Outlook (Email) and Telephone (VOIP)

In addition, too.

  • daily housekeeping such as maintenance of files and responding to emails.
  • General administration.

Reporting to:

Hours of work: Mon – Thurs 08.30-17.00 & Fri 08.00-15.30
Salary: [£20,000 + depending on experience ] paid monthly by electronic transfer
Contract: Full Time Permanent with 3 month probation period
Holidays: 28 days including bank holidays and seasonal shutdown
Pension: NEST auto enrolment
Start date: Immediate / ASAP
Location: Walsall WS1 4ND – No working from home or hybrid arrangements

Qualifications and experience:

The ideal applicant will have some knowledge of residential house building. An understanding of timber is desirable but not essential.

Manufacturing knowledge of carpentry & joinery products is desirable, but not essential.

Must be a team player, able to problem solve and work under own initiative.

Proficient communicator with all levels including ability to build relationships.

Computer literate – must be able to use Microsoft as a minimum.

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Commitment

As a highly reputable firm within the industry, Stairways are dedicated to meeting their client’s product and application requirements. All materials used are manufactured to the highest quality and meet the relevant standards achieving ISO9001, FSC®, and various product certifications, whilst their staircases and door solutions are manufactured with compliance to UK building regulations & legislative standards in mind. Using the knowledge, passion, and experience acquired across all team members over the past thirty years, Stairways aim to continue to be the best in what they do.

THE FUTURE

Stairways are continuously looking for opportunities to improve and expand their service offering; this includes the investment in new machinery to further enhance and innovate the manufacturing process, with the aim to shorten lead times and increase overall in-house capacity. The changes Stairways employ are always focused upon improving the customer experience, to ensure their process remains as efficient as possible from start to finish.

THE HISTORY

Privately owned and managed since it was founded in 1989, Stairways has grown to become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of carpentry and joinery products. Starting as a small staircase manufacturer, Stairways now boast three state-of-art facilities that offer over 85,000 sq ft of bespoke and mass production capacity.