Technical Proposal Engineer

  • Location: Fordingbridge
  • Salary: Competetive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: SASC-24843
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This vacancy is managed by:

Samantha Culling

Samantha Culling

Job Description

Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working with Danieli UK Holding Limited to appoint Technical Proposal Engineers to its flat products division with relevant experience of cold rolling aluminum mills. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and well reputed business that operates on a global basis.

Purpose: To be responsible for sales and/or commercial and technical offer preparation, supporting the sales team in terms of bid management and offer preparation.

Fordingbridge, Hampshire & Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Accountability and Responsibility:
• Accountable for preparing bid/project schedules, tender documentation and the timely submission of quality tenders to customers.
• Co-ordinate inputs to ensure a winning strategy is clearly communicated and documented.
• Manage the clarification question process, ensuring bid teams are kept up to date and respond to the customer promptly.
• Monitor progress, identify any areas of concern, escalte as needed, manage customer expectations
• Capture information/ update historic databases.
• On time delivery of seamless set of proposal documents; in the desired medium (portal upload and/or electronic/hard-copies, etc).
• Ensure tender documents, proposal documentation, MoMs, etc, are recorded and filed correctly on the server.
• Liaison with representatives from customer organizations during bid clarification and commercial negotiations
• Manage expectations, clarify requirements and make requests, including submission deadline changes, as required.
• Arrange customer meetings and ensure that the relevant personnel are in attendance to support proposal.
• Support sales and prepare the data analysis and collection before the project start.
• Support foreign colleagues from Headquarters during technical and commercial negotiations.

Main Interfaces:

• All relevant departments in Danieli Flat Products Non-Ferrous product line and product lines of the Danieli group with interface to the product range of Danieli Flat Products.

Qualifications & Experience: (desirable and/or essential)

• Degree or Diploma, in mechanical engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
• Evidence of project management experience or understanding would be beneficial
• Good communication and team working skills both oral and written; with proven clear and effective communication skills in both formal and informal business environments.
• 5 years of experience of working in a sales/technical department of a competitor OEM is essential
• Good analytical and problem-solving ability looking at overall results and finer details.
• Ability to deliver quality results under pressure is essential for this position.
• Ability to remain self-motivated.
• Experience undertaking structured writing in the form of technical reports.
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft programmes; in particular Word formatting and overall documentation presentation skills.
• Commercial awareness and experience
• Working experience within technical structures for the products related to aluminium rolling mill technology
• Be available for regular business travel
• Planning skills, on-time delivery of assignments
• Overall total earnings:
• Depending on experience

Please note: all applications will be forwarded to Danieli UK Holding Limited and response for your application will be given directly from the business.

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