Location: FURN HO Support
Posted on: 01 December 2017

We are actively seeking an Estimator to provide timely costings on projects to our Business Development Managers across the country. If you're seeking a position where your personality will be embraced within an awesome company, keep on reading!


About us

James Richardson, established in 1892, has a long and rich history which we want you to be a part of! A family owned business with our head office in Melbourne, we have diversified interests in furniture, duty free retailing as well as property. JR/Furniture are a supplier of commercial furniture and we focus  on style, service and quality. Our philosophy is to provide exceptional customer service from the first contact right through to completion, with a fundamental part of this being the support and commitment to our employees. We promote a positive working culture within the business and pride ourselves in taking care of our biggest asset - our employees!

About the role

Located in our Melbourne head office, your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Respond to requests for pricing from Business Development Management team in a timely manner
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain competitive cost pricing
  • Support Buyer to maintain supplier relationships locally
  • Provide support to the Business Development Management team to produce and supply pricing and product quotes.
  • Reporting and tracking of costing supplied to Business Development Management team for customer quotations


About you

To be successful in this role, you will have the following experience:

  • Proven Furniture Estimator experience
  • High commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Excellent time management with the ability to assess priorities and multi task to achieve deadlines
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office suite, i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent  numerical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Drivers License


  • Design, engineering or drafting qualifications
  • Knowledge in interior design
  • Intermediate to advanced in Autocad
  • Knowledge of commercial furniture industry



If this role sounds like a challenge you're capable of, click on the link below to apply! Please note that only candidates who are successful for shortlisting will be contacted.


Interested candidates are informed that no recruitment agencies have been briefed on this role.
Your best means of applying is to James Richardson directly.