J&N Passive Windows are recruiting a Sales Estimator/Order Technician for our Kinawley office.


Role title:         Sales Estimator/Order Technician

Job purpose:  To prepare quotations for high-end window and door installation projects throughout the island of Ireland

Reports to:      Account Manager

Location:        Kinawley Office, Co. Fermanagh


Key responsibilities

  • • Translate architect plans/technical drawings or window schedules to take off window and doors measurements
    • Liaise with clients/architects/contractors to gather required detail to produce customer quotation
    • Provide advice and technical support to clients and develop initial quotations into secured orders.
    • Source estimates from suppliers where appropriate
    • Prepare customer quotation using supplier-bespoke software and submit to client
    • Follow up with client and provide re-quotes as requested
    • Liaise with suppliers and client parties on technical queries
    • Report any problem to Manager / Business Owner where applicable
    • Provide support to Sales, Office and Installation teams
    • General administration duties
    • Meeting agreed KPI’s and maximising sales opportunities
    • This is an office-based role although customer visits or attendance of trade shows maybe required from time to time.


Experience/knowledge essential criteria

  • • Third level qualification or equivalent
    • Two years' experience working as an estimator/sales coordinator or similar role
  • • Understanding of architectural drawings and building industry
  • • Competent in reading/ understanding and translating architects’ drawings/plans
  • • Demonstrable customer-facing experience in a previous role
  • • High level of computer literacy
  • • Competent business administration experience/skills
  • • Driving licence


Competencies & personal attributes

  • • Strong planning and organisational skills
    • Reliable, dynamic and proactive
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Logical / methodical approach
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Excellent time management
    • Works well & remains calm under pressure
    • Flexible and adaptable mindset
    • Ability to learn quickly / to be trained on product range
    • Comfortable working a part of a team while managing own workload



Desirable criteria

  • • Prior experience in an Estimating/Surveying/Construction or Architectural role
    • Working knowledge of the Window and Glass industry
    • Basic knowledge of Building regulations advantageous
    • Project management qualification or experience
    • Commercial awareness and/or sales experience
    • Experience of commercial estimating software
    • CAD skills


How to apply

Please forward your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how your skills and experience fulfil the requirements of the position to:

Recruitment Officer
J&N Passive Windows Ltd
Unit 1, Kinawley Enterprise Park
Co. Fermanagh
BT92 4FH

Email:  alex@jandnwindows.com


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