Proposals Engineer

Recruiter
Robson Handling Technology
Location
Rotherham
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Here at Robson Handling Technology we have an exciting opportunity for a Proposals Engineer to join our team based in Sheffield. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a highly competitive salary.

Working as part of a small proposals team, as our Proposals Engineer you will be responsible for the end-to-end completion of high quality proposals, quotations, bids and tender responses, which are both technically and commercially compliant with the client’s specifications.

Whilst this role is predominantly office based, there maybe are requirement to travel both within the UK and overseas.

Key responsibilities of our Proposals Engineer:

- Timely preparation of detailed engineering proposals for the company’s complete range of products and services on the Bulk Handling business

- Accurately interpret the client’s technical specification and produce a compliant technical proposal; offering more suitable alternatives where appropriate

- Accurately interpret client’s commercial requirements and ensure any technical/commercial risks to associated with the enquiry are identified and risk mitigated prior to any quotation being sent to the client

- Site surveys and site visits utilizing the latest technologies 3d laser scanning

- Ensure that any quotation is in line with company’s agreed strategies on sales and in line with the stage gate process as required

- Act as a single point of contact for the client and undertake a negotiating role when preparing costed proposals following internal approvals utilising other team members as required

- Manage the Stage Gate -1 & Stage gate 0 meetings

- Produce high quality technical and commercial documents and reports and present them to both internal and external audiences where required.

What we’re looking for in our Proposals Engineer:

Essential:

- HNC, HND or Degree in Process/Mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience in a practical engineering role

- Familiarity with Commercial/Technical review processes

- Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

Desirable:

- Knowledge mechanical systems through design or estimating

- Previous experience in a combined engineering and sales role

- Familiarity with control systems (SCADA/PLC)

- Bulk Handling experience

- Familiarity with building structures

- Familiarity with drawing packages such as AutoCAD

If you have the skills and experience needed to become our Proposals Engineer please click ‘apply’ today

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