Position title
Assistant Estimator

David Bailey Furniture Systems is a specialist manufacturer of furniture for healthcare facilities, hospitals, veterinary surgeons and the education sector.

We have been successful across the UK with major contracts at leading hospitals including the NHS, Guys & St Thomas's and Wexham Park, as well as many schools, academies, universities and leading vet practices, including the PDSA and Blue Cross.

The company is expanding to meet demand and has a program of updates and investments at our factory in Broadstairs to facilitate our increasing market success.

The successful applicant will report to the Senior Estimator and will work closely with our established Estimating Team to provide quotations to our clients and contractors, in line with company policy, pricing and criteria.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of Quotations – from information provided by the client, as a Bill of Quantity on Excel or take-off from drawings on bespoke system
  • Researching specialist and bought in items and obtaining competitive prices
  • Liasing with Production on special furniture
  • Sending out enquiries for pricing for bought in items
  • Liasing with Contractors, Clients and Architects
  • Revising existing quotations in line with the latest information
  • Experience of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to read drawings
  • High level of accuracy and numeracy
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Problem solving
  • Sense of urgency
Job Benefits
    • Paid Pension
    • Free Parking

Please submit a CV using the APPLY NOW button on this page or alternatively email your CV and details to: Linda Hills

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Specialist Healthcare, Veterinary & Education Furniture Manufacturers
Job Location
Pysons Road Industrial Estate, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2YJ, UK
£ Based on experience
Date posted
July 7, 2021
December 31, 2021
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