Discipline Design and Proposal, Engineering, Purchase
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
As a Technical Design and Cost Estimator, you will work alongside a highly-experienced Senior Estimator supporting the IHC Hytech Area Sales Managers. Does this sound interesting and do you like to work with Procurement, Engineering and Operations as well? Then you might be our new colleague, please apply now!
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As a Technical Design and Cost Estimator, you will work alongside a highly-experienced Senior Estimator supporting the IHC Hytech Area Sales Managers. As an enthusiastic member of Sales, youll also liaise with other departments, including Procurement, Engineering and Operations. The role demands a proactive approach, but comprehensive on-the-job training will soon allow you to master the technicalities of IHC Hytech products. You will report directly to the Managing Director Sales and Operations Support. Within this role, you will be responsible for:
the creation of accurate technical proposals and accompanying price calculations for IHC Hytech products and projects
the translation of specific customer needs into accurate technical proposals, with the accompanying price calculations
communicating with customers (when applicable) to help achieve technically feasible and competitive solutions
the ongoing development of IHC Hytech standardised technical proposals and calculations
continuous improvement of the product composition (in consultation with Engineering)
the use of accurate cost pricing for procurement items and internal hours (in consultation with Procurement and Project Management)
following up during the actual assembly phase after project award (in consultation with Operations, Project Managers and Production)
keeping up-to-date with competitors and their product ranges.
To be eligible for this position, you must have:
a higher vocational education in a relevant subject
a minimum of 10 years experience working in a technical environment
previous experience in a design and estimation role (preferred but not essential)
preferrably experience with diving/hyperbaric equipment
a genuine enthusiasm about IHC Hytech products and markets, a willingness to gain knowledge about hyperbaric products, and the rules and regulations that apply to this sector
the drive to calculate and write accurate proposals
the ability to engage in technical discussions with customers
an excellent command of English and Dutch, both spoken and written
a strong grasp of Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel)
a combination of a hands-on approach and strategic thinking
the confidence to work as part of a team (within Sales and other departments)
a willingness to travel internationally from time to time.
Please note, an online assessment and screening can be part of the recruitment process. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates.
For this Technical Design and Cost Estimator position, Royal IHC offers a challenging full-time role (part-time work can be discussed) within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation as a worldwide leader in technological innovation. The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive salary, numerous professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of annual leave per year.
As a Technical Design and Cost Estimator, you will work at IHC Hytech, based at Raamsdonksveer, a dynamic company with an enthusiastic team of professionals. The organisation designs, builds and maintains equipment and systems for the professional diving industry. The wide product range complies with the highest possible standards and demands, and is supplied to diving companies, defence, and the industrial and medical industries worldwide.
IHC Hytech is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check: www.royalihc.com.
Are you interested in the position of Technical Design and Cost Estimator and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: www.royalihc.com/careers or by using the apply button. For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit www.royalihc.com or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.
Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.