We are recruiting  for a Sales Estimator/Purchaser – Job Vacancy

We are recruiting for a Sales Estimator/Purchaser – Job Vacancy

Sales Estimator/Purchasing

Full-time, Permanent contract


Based in South Leicester area Marlborough Constructional Engineers Ltd are looking to recruit an enthusiastic full time Sales Estimator to join our friendly team in Croft.


Marlborough specialise in metal laser cutting with press brake machines, a welding department, and wet spraying.


The role will require some knowledge and understanding of Laser cutting and Press Brake processes. Additional knowledge of fabrication would be an advantage but not essential.

Excellent numeracy and literacy skills are required.

  • To maintain and build relationships with existing and new customers to understand their requirements
  • To look after key customer accounts and visit clients as required
  • Negotiating best possible prices with suppliers/purchasing various steel materials
  • Assisting colleagues on technical issues
  • To produce accurate quotes using customer drawings in a timely manner
  • Handle new sales enquiries via email and telephone
  • Liaise between customers and shop floor
  • Work closely with directors

Knowledge/skills required

  • Ability to read and work to simple engineering drawings
  • Be familiar with Windows 10, Excel, Word, outlook
  • Autocad knowledge would be an advantage
  • Have experience of working in a Sales environment
  • Have a proven ability to work on your own initiative in finding and pursuing customer leads with good communication
  • An engineering background/estimating experience would be advantageous.


  • Competitive rates of pay based on experience.
  • 22 days holiday (increasing to 24 after 12 months) plus bank holidays
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Pension scheme
  • Any required PPE provided
  • Commitment to investing in training and development
  • 40 hours per week with a 1.30pm finish on Fridays

Please apply in writing with your CV to: Marlborough Constructional Eng Ltd,

Winston Avenue, Croft, Leicestershire, LE9 3GQ

Email:  jobs@marlboroughltd.com

Closing date:  12.8.22