Estimator / Proposals Engineer

Heads Recruitment
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Estimator / Proposals Engineer
Circa £30,000 dependent on experience
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

The Candidate

Your skills, experiences and attributes will include…

  • Estimating experience preferably within the engineering / construction environment
  • Experience in preparing commercial and technical proposals in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Previous experience of preparing cost/revenue budgets
  • Previous Commercial experience &/or exposure to Negotiating & Marketing functions would be of an advantage
  • Relevant degree i.e. Quantity Surveying/Engineering
  • Mathematical / numeric qualifications would be a benefit

The Role

The Proposals Engineer is responsible for the timely preparation of commercial and technical proposals from receipt of RFQ until final presentation to the customer. Duties will include…

  • Review of customers enquiry
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure that client’s requirements can be met
  • Estimate material usage based on standard Excel spreadsheets
  • Produce cost / revenue budget for each project based on standard spreadsheets
  • Liaise with Technical department to ensure that specifications are achievable
  • Preparation of Technical and Commercial proposals in line with Client & Company Requirements
  • Liaise with Contracts department and Business Leaders to ensure that Contract Terms & Conditions are in line with the Proposal
  • Contribution to weekly bid review meetings
  • Follow-up of target projects together with local representation
  • To comply with Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental procedures, policies and objectives and to ensure compliance of policies and procedures.

The Company

Our client is a long established engineering specialist operating across a vast number of industries around the globe. They are a leader in what is a very niche market and had have enjoyed considerable growth since their inception. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a financially progressive and stable company whilst also gaining a most interesting and varied role.

HEADS Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.

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