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Estimator / CAD Designer


Salary: Competitive
Location: Maldon, Essex
Reference: CAD/EST

Your Workspace Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier specialising in smart storage and office furniture. With substantial contracts across banking, financial, and retail sectors, our company continues to grow and innovate in the industry.

As part of our expansion and growth plans, we are looking for an Estimator/CAD Designer to join our dynamic team. This role is pivotal in supporting our contracts department, requiring initiative, teamwork, and a strong commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

Main Duties:

  • Produce accurate CAD drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Generate estimates and quotations based on project requirements.
  • Create sales layout drawings to visualise project proposals.
  • Revise drawings to incorporate client changes and obtain approval.
  • Obtain written confirmation from clients to initiate manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborate closely with customers and account managers to ensure project complexities are fully understood and addressed.
  • Update drawings for numbering and site plans as required.
  • Maintain drawing updates post works order issuance.

Other Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure clear communication and visibility of specific customer requests across all teams.
  • Liaise effectively with internal teams, customers, and suppliers to deliver exceptional service.

Work Experience & Key Skills Required:

  • Proven experience in an estimating role, preferably within a similar industry, demonstrating competence in CAD design and estimating.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and strong familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) for project documentation and communication.
  • Ability to interpret and translate technical drawings accurately for quoting and costing purposes.
  • Comfortable working primarily in an office setting with occasional site visits as required by project needs.
  • Strong organisational skills with a proven ability to manage deadlines and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Experience in customer liaison to gather and clarify detailed project specifications.
  • Track record of successfully managing architectural specifications from initial concept through to completion.
  • Skilled in cultivating positive relationships with internal stakeholders, external clients, and suppliers, ensuring smooth project execution.

About You:

We’re seeking a knowledgeable and dynamic Estimator/CAD Designer who is passionate about their work and dedicated to the success of our company.

  • Understanding of manufacturing procedures beneficial.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, facilitating effective project management and communication.
  • Effective time management skills, capable of working efficiently to meet project deadlines.
  • Collaborative approach to working with internal and external stakeholders, including Architects, Main Contractors, Suppliers, and Distributors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure clear and concise project understanding and execution.
  • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy in project specifications and documentation.
  • Strong team player who can also work independently when necessary.
  • Familiarity with IMOS software would be advantageous.
  • Possession of a full UK Driving Licence preferred for site visit requirements.

This role requires a proactive individual who thrives in a collaborative environment and is committed to delivering high-quality solutions to our valued clients. If you meet these qualifications and are eager to contribute to our team, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits:

  • Workplace pension
  • 22 days holiday
  • Work based training
  • Friday breakfast

About the company:

The Euroworkspace group of is formed by two companies:

Compact Storage – Archiving, warehousing, and scalable file storage specialists.

Your Workspace – Market-leaders in smart storage solutions and workplace technology.

The group employs around 70 people across 3 sites, a head office in Maldon, Essex, an impressive showroom in Clerkenwell, London and a UK manufacturing site in Attleborough, Norfolk.

Your Workspace is the proud owner of award-winning, eco-friendly smart locker brand, Simplicity, an industry-recognised intelligent storage solution.