Proposals Engineer

ATA Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Proposals Engineer Location: Reading * £25,200 - £37,400 depending on experience * 25 days holiday and competitive matched pension * Healthcare and life cover * Fantastic opportunities to progress The Company: ATA recruitment is currently working with a leading, global business that specialise in the design, manufacture, installation and service of mechanical equipment used within a variety of different sectors such as water, power generation, construction, mining, industrial plants and many more. With over 32 years’ experience within their field, and a commitment to customer service, they are well known for delivering high quality products and services to their customers. This is a brilliant opportunity for a Proposals Engineer to join a world-class manufacturing business where you will be handling projects more than £5,000,000 in value. Alongside this, you will receive an excellent remuneration package and a structured career programme to excel you into a Senior Proposals Engineer, Team Leader or External Sales Engineers position within a three to five year time frame. Joining this business will be great for your career, having expanded heavily in 2017, the business is looking to grow further in 2018 with more project wins on the horizon. My client believes in investing in their staff, they provide an excellent training programme and prefer to excel within the business therefore, you will have plenty of opportunities for progression presented to you. As a market leader within their field, they are instantly recognised as a leading player, furthermore, they have global sites where you can progress into the larger group. If you are currently working as a Proposals Engineer or similar role and your role is lacking a commercial / technical challenge, or you feel your role has stagnated then please apply by either calling Ajay Bhella on 01162167000 or email a CV to for a confidential conversation. The role of Proposals Engineer will be as follows: * Responding to enquiries customers, reviewing customer enquiries & data sheets, as well as technical specifications. * 80% of your time will be spent reacting to incoming enquiries and 20% proactive in following up on submitted proposals, and networking for new business wins/projects. * Sizing of equipment, product selection, identify lead times & prices and to outline the cost of manufacture. * Produce a costed proposal/tender and to issue and follow up with the client. * Commercially you will be responsible for assessing lead times estimation, terms and conditions of sale, sub-vendor liaison and input in to major component sourcing. * You will be handling up to four proposals per week all at various stages. * The values can range from £10,000 - £5,000,000 larger systems. * Manage all TQ’s (tender qualification) where you will go back-and-forth with the customer to finalise the tender which can take up to four months. * Prepare the necessary handover documentation to the Projects Teams as required and progress reporting. The ideal Proposals Engineer will have the following experience: * Experienced as either a Sales Engineer, Proposals Engineer, Sales & Applications Engineer, Tendering Engineer, Quotations Engineer, Bid Engineer, Project Engineer, Commercial Engineer type role. * Must have worked with some form of rotating equipment. * Minimum HNC in mechanical engineering. * Commercially & technically astute. Proficient with MS Word & Excel. The Benefits: As a Proposals Engineer you will join a highly stable and growing business that is active in 14 countries across the globe. As the business continues to grow, you will have opportunities to progress across the wider group as well as working for a business where the average length of service in more than 10 years. You will also receive fantastic training on their products and systems and a competitive salary with the added benefit of working for a market leader in their respective field. 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 ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this particular role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job - You must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Sponsorship is not provided