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Proposals Engineer 
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CV-LIBRARY-GB-E5A5I
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Location:
United KingdomSheffield, United Kingdom
Category:
Other/Other
Salary range:
£35,000.00 - £45,000.00 per Annum
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Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
Tags:
job,cv-library,united-kingdom

Description 

THE ROLE:
We are looking for an experienced Applications / Proposals Engineer to join my client based in Sheffield. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading Control, Automation and Safety Systems Integrator with over 20 years engineering competence in the local area. The role overview includes:
Manage and record all incoming enquiries and ensure that all quotations are prepared in a professional and timely manner to meet customer's requirements
Become the link between the customers and our Engineering Team
Ensure all enquiries are vetted before being formally quoted
Coordinate technical and pricing information with other departments to facilitate preparation of the proposal documents and cost estimate
Ensure all proposals are reviewed for technical and commercial content prior to being issued
Track and record the progress of proposals after they have been issued, responding to and technical and commercial clarification requirements
Review all orders received to ensure they agree with the quotations and are handed over to the Operations team in a timely manner.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely with the Sales, Engineering and Operations functions to secure existing and new business
Ensure that incoming enquiries are responded to promptly and in line with the business requirements for technical compliance, commercial contribution, competitive pricing and commercial terms and conditions
Maintain and support client and supplier relationships through personal contact and level of service to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved
Visit customer sites when required, to survey the plant, process and requirements. It is not currently envisaged that this will require overseas travel, nor extended duration stays away from home
Where necessary liaise with suppliers to ensure manufacturing, quality, delivery and price are in line with the requirements of the enquiry deadlines
Control and co-ordinate the preparation of Proposal Documents in accordance with the proposal strategy, using Company standard tools and format for presentation
Co-ordinate the inputs from engineering by discussion and documentation to ensure the technical content reflects the requirements of the Customer Enquiry
Coordinate the inputs from engineering in the calculation of resourcing and supply costs
Report and discuss on a regular basis with the Sales Director the progress, problems and proposed resolutions with a view to facilitating a successful proposal.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Strong engineering background with a technical knowledge of Control, Automation and Safety Systems applications, equipment and terminology
Commercial awareness and the ability to build and support cost estimates
Ability to interpret customers' requirements from engineering drawings and design specification documents
Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency

Benefits: benefits