Sales Proposal and Estimation Manager

Recruiter
Dematic
Location
Bodicote, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1196398948
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company OverviewDematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.The RoleOur continued year on year double digit growth is in no small part driven by our ability to design and sell innovative cost effective solutions that deliver on our customers expectations technically and financially. The Sales Proposal and Estimation Manager plays a critical role in this process. Reporting to the Head of Estimation, you will take ownership for the estimation process for assigned projects, this will involve working with key parts of the business and also communication with external suppliers. This role works in partnership with the solutions lead, Sales Manager or other Sales Leads Main responsibilities:Occasionally attending site visits to better understand the customer requirementsFocusing of the application of core standard solutions and 'sub modules' (for example put stations) in order to create suitable solution costs to meet the customer's challengesCreation, population and maintaining of the project costing sheet in conjunction with the Head of EstimatingDealing with product centres to obtain costing and also lead times for Dematic EquipmentWorking with sub suppliers where required to complete solutions and gain prices for a sub contracted itemsWorking with Purchasing to ensure suitable partners & suppliers are being selected both pre and post order placementGeneration of the project programme in order to develop project hours requirements Attending design reviews to make sure all costs for the solution are coveredRunning cost sign off sessions with Project Management, Engineering and DirectorsSupplying suitable offer document material, under the direction of the bid writers or sales lead, calling upon the skills of others (for example commercial lead, technical lead etc).Occasionally attending customer presentations and providing the required level of technical input to the discussionsMentoring of the Support EngineersWhat We Are Looking ForThis is a highly business critical role, that will support and drive the continued growth of Dematic. To be successful in this you will have previous experience in a sales estimation postion, ideally within a materials handling environment certainly within a project engineering one. You will also be: Degree qualifiedHave substantial use of Autocad and excelExperience of costing to a suitable level of accuracyExperience of delivering presentations to customersStrong excel skillsAbove all you will be looking for a career opportunity to use your skills and experience in costing and estimation in a business right at the top of its game. Job SummaryID: 2019-9513Job Locations: UK-Oxfordshire-BanburyCategory: Solution DevelopmentPosition Type: Regular/PermanentJob Time: Full-TimeExperience Level: Mid LevelEducation Level: Technical Degree/CertificationTravel %: 10Shift Schedule: StandardPosting Date: 2 weeks ago(6/27/2019 3:02 AM)

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