Proposals Engineer

ATA Recruitment
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Proposals Engineer Location: Somerset Commutable from: Yeovil, West Coker, East Coker, Bradford Abbas, Trent, Mudford, Chilton Cantelo, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Martock, Sherborne, Yetminster, East Lambrook and South Petherton * £32,800 - £40,000 depending on experience * Bonus circa £3,000 (paid annually) * 25 days holiday and competitive matched pension (up to 5%) * Life cover and fantastic opportunities to progress The Company: ATA Recruitment is recruiting for an established manufacturer of mechanical equipment based in the heart of Somerset. This business has increased turnover by a staggering £6.5 million over the past 8 years, and looking to continue this growth to achieve close to £20 million by 2023. As a group, this business offers a range of bespoke services from sales, design, build, manufacture, supply, install and service of complex mechanical systems for various applications. Because of recent success and succession planning, my client is looking to recruit a dynamic and technically astute Proposals Engineer to join a well-established team where you will receive an excellent onboarding programme to excel you within the business. The ideal candidate will have a technical qualification with a background in mechanical, rotating or process related equipment therefore, if you have a background in a technical support/sales related role, and looking to work for a market leading organisation who are a true investor in their staff then please contact me on 01162167000 or email me at for a confidential conversation. The role of Proposals Engineer will be as follows: * Review formal customer enquiries to determine project suitability and to understand the client’s requirements. * Product selection, sizing of equipment and technical evaluation for all tenders. * Provide technical support to customers throughout the pre/post-order stage. * Support the external Sales Team during the technical and commercial bid evaluation phase. * Phone based trouble shooting and technical support. * Project values can range from £700 - £1 million with sales process lasting up to 12 months for complex applications. * Reviewing new applications and to assist with R&D & site testing activities. * Quoting and order processing, cross selling & up selling additional services and direct customer contact. * Preparation of detailed contract handover documentation and negotiation on terms & conditions. * Project Management – seeing the projects through to installation along with offering after sales and services. The ideal Proposals Engineer will have the following: * A mechanical or chemical qualification. * A track record in working with mechanical, process or rotating equipment either as an Applications Engineer, Proposals Engineer, Internal Sales Engineer, Project Engineer, Technical Support type role. * Commercially & technically astute. * Based or willing to relocate to Somerset. The Benefits: As the Proposals Engineer you will join a market leader within their respective field, receive a fantastic training programme and an excellent remuneration package. You will also have a structured career path to excel you within the business and the larger group into roles such as Senior Proposals Engineer, Product Manager, Teal Leader, Key Accounts and Field Sales. How to Apply: Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (Apply online only) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to