Commercial & Bid / Cost Engineering Apprentice

Sales Gloucester, United Kingdom Worcestershire, United Kingdom


Commercial & Bid / Cost Engineering Apprentice

Gloucester or Droitwich, UK

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Smart As a Commercial and Bid Apprentice you will support the team responsible for business growth and driving profitability on new and live products.


About Optimas:


Optimas is a global distributor of integrated supply chain solutions, and engineering support focused on delivering fasteners, components, industrial and safety supplies to our diverse customers around the world. Our local, on-the-ground teams understand the nuances of every community we serve. This allows us to adapt with our customers and partners as needs evolve, leveraging our footprint to remain at your side while providing a highly personalised level of service and support no matter where you find yourself around the globe.


To learn more, please visit our website


Position overview:


As a Commercial and Bid Apprentice you will support the team responsible for business growth and driving profitability on new and live products. You will assist them with costing for quotations, building both key customer and vendor relationships to support the Optimas business strategies. 


Key tasks and responsibilities:


  • Assist with the processing of customer requests, ensuring that an accurate quotation is issued;

          Develop and maintain strong relationships with our customers and suppliers, this can include telephone and email contact;

  • Support the customer experience and their satisfaction with our organisation
  • General administration and maintenance of records, as required
  • Other tasks and duties, as requested.


Skills and qualifications required:


  • Positive attitude
  • Interest in Engineering
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills essential
  • Strong Computer Knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to work as a Team


Our company is fast-paced, dynamic and has enormous potential like few others, thriving in an industry that's highly demanding and very competitive. Our success so far is based on finding the best talent and putting them together to work in a friendly, challenging and exciting environment. Talent is everything for Optimas.



Optimas OE Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimas OE Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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