Proposals Engineer - Automation & Control Systems
My client is a Control Systems and Automation firm employing more than 300 staff including many Control Systems Engineers, PLC Commissioning Engineers, Robot Programmers and Simulation Engineers. They are heavily involved in the Automotive, Food, Baggage Handling and logistics sectors amongst others. There is a significant recruitment drive within the business and presently they are looking for a Proposals Engineer to complement a small dedicated team based in both Bedford and Birmingham.
Responsibilities for the Proposals Engineer include:·Interpreting customers’ specifications and making any recommendations·Determining and recommending best solutions for required system functionality·Use of existing libraries and creation of new quote models where necessary·Generate proposal documents and cost sheets·Regular liaison with engineering and project management·Compliance with company & industry standards and procedures·Continual learning and development of systems and technology·To always be commercially aware and to innovate where possible
For the Proposals Engineer role it is likely that you will be diploma or degree qualified and have several years’ experience in the factory automation and systems integration field possibly in an estimating, proposals, tendering or engineering role and have a good all round knowledge of the hardware, software and human factors involved in the costing and delivery of an automation project. You might also have engineering design or programming skills as well as project management skills and have an awareness of commercial and or contractual terms. Very much an automation “all rounder” would be of interest for this role OR an estimator / proposals engineer / tendering engineer. A good grasp of Microsoft Excel is essential.
The team is part based in a Luton / Bedford office (MK45 4HS) as well as a Birmingham, West Midlands office (B30 3HZ) so candidates living in nearby areas are ideally suited including towns such as : Coventry, Rugby, Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Royal Leamington Spa, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Nuneaton, Stevenage, Milton Keynes,Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade, Ampthill, Cranfield and Dunstable.
For more information regarding the Proposals Engineer opportunity please email your CV toin the first instance and for any further details please call Chris Stone at TalentWorx on 01525 864349.