Design Engineer

Wagstaff Recruitment Ltd
£25k - 32k per year + Benefits
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A global leading logistics / Material Handling Equipment (MHE) manufacturer is looking to recruit an experienced Design Engineer / Proposals Engineer to support and manage the customer proposals process from initial enquiry to final proposal.

As a Design Engineer you will work closely with the Business Development team, Proposals Engineer, and Engineering Manager to create innovative and bespoke solutions to customer problems.

The company supply automated Material Handling Equipment to an array of well-known blue chip companies for their automated distribution centres in the UK and globally and the majority are new cutting edge automated sites.

The ideal Design Engineer will be located in Northamptonshire and will work in a great office complex south of Northampton. Great career potential with this globally operating company

Key Responsibilities:

* Pre-contractual strategy - discussing process and timeline with clients and existing workload
* Initial Design Development - audit & control ideas and select potentials for further development
* Drawings - Produce CAD drawings with relevant data for customer sale proposals
* Supplier and Quotation management - Prepare & issue tender packs and process timelines
* Cost Estimation - Detailed project cost breakdowns and calculations for sales proposals
* Proposal / Tender creation - Deliver accurate proposals to agreed timescales
* Administration
* Project support

Required skills / experience

* Computer skills - AUTOCAD, Word, Outlook, Excel
* Advanced technical skills and ideally automated machinery product knowledge
* Attention to detail
* Analytical skills
* Customer service skills
* Effective communication skills
* Negotiation skills
* Commercial awareness and compliance
* Contract Law (Practitioner Level)
* Effective time management
* Planning skills
* Team working skills

If you are an experienced Design Engineer / Proposals Engineer looking for a new challenge please contact Stuart Cooper directly for further details. Please be assured your application will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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