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Sign Estimator

Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Sign Estimator
  • Based at Manchester Airport
  • Permanent Contract
  • Full time – 36.25 hours (Mon-Fri)
  • Salary - up to £26,000 per annum

About us:


MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports as well as our MAG USA business based out of Chicago. Our airports are so much more than the place where your holiday starts! Behind the scenes thousands of MAG employees work tirelessly 24hrs a day 7 days a week across numerous operational departments to ensure that our customers experience a seamless, enjoyable, and safe travel experience.

We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds

About the role:

Reporting to the Product Solutions Manager you will be the first point of contact for colleagues and customers; estimating costs, stock and resource required to complete bespoke projects and providing clear and concise project briefs.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring all information is collated and aligned to the customer expectation and delivery deadline on each project.  Generating bespoke job numbers and detailed project job sheets for project tracking, scheduling and costing. 
  • Creating and distributing clear and concise project brief presentations for customer approval and internal and external estimates. 
  • Responsible for the creation and distribution of the project quotation to all customers.  Engage with the customer to obtain approval and required codes to proceed into production/scheduling.
  • Manage the collation of information and prices from an approved list of external suppliers on the iProcurement system. Ensure all solutions are delivered on time and align to the customer expectation.
  • Conduct site surveys for new signage, assess the technical details required, research the various fixing methods available on the market and propose best fit fixing techniques as necessary. 
  • Manage all material stock and order goods as and when required ensuring stock level is maintained.
  • Responsible for the continual audit, update and input of substrate, materials and repeated resource prices on the bespoke signage database to allow accurate and quick estimates to be produced and submitted to customers.
  • Deputise for the Product Solutions Manager as and when required in internal and external business meetings.
  • Assist in the manufacture and finishing of digital and vinyl signs as deadlines demand and show technical ability to operate and maintain each type of production machine when assistance is required.
  • Manage the print quality, associated software and daily/planned maintenance of in-house digital printer equipment.
  • Assist within the production room to print, finish and occasionally assist with the installation of panels if required.

About you:

You will have proven experience in a previous role requiring high levels of attention to detail, organisation, and stakeholder engagement.  Other skills and experience we are looking for include:

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent IT skills are essential on all Microsoft functions
  • Must be able to work independent of supervision
  • Excellent time management skills are required
  • Ability to communicate at all levels is essential
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a ‘team player’
  • Previous experience of costing or pricing is desired but not essential



As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including; 


  • Free on-site parking whilst on duty
  • Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)
  • Access to our reward portal with discounts and savings
  • 24hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site discounts and heavily discounted staff shop
  • MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution
  • Discounts on tram and train travel to work
  • Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

The advert will close once we receive sufficient applications, so please apply today to avoid disappointment with your CV and cover letter.


Equal Opportunities


MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

For more information on our equal opportunities and diversity policy please view our Equal Opportunities page on our careers site.