Job Overview

Proposals Engineer

Job Title: Proposals Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Reference: VAC-12967
Contact Name: Phillip Hodson
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Job Published: November 13, 2017 12:41

Job Description

Posted by:       Kensington Consulting Ltd

Role:                Proposals Engineer (Cost Engineer, Internal Sales)

Sector:             Engineering

Location:         Commutable from Kiddeminster, Redditch, Birmingham

Salary:             £30,000

Ref:                 VAC-12967


Reporting into the Sales Manager, the role of Proposals Engineer involves converting initial enquiries into technically and commercially specified quotations including lead-times, materials, tooling and costings in accordance with best practice. Key elements of this role will be to improve gross margins through more effective tendering and proposals management.

You will also be required to work with the operations department to advise forecast workloads to enable them to react to market trends in a timely and efficient manner.

Person Specification

Ideally qualified to HNC/HND/Degree in mechanical engineering, you will have proposals / tendering / internal sales experience within the mechanical engineering sector. A strong spreadsheet user, you will have good organisational and projects skills together with a commercial awareness of margins and costs.

You must have prepared tenders / proposals previously to be considered for this role and have worked as an Internal Sales / Proposals / Internal Projects / Contracts Engineer in a Mechanical Engineering field previously.


Our client is a market leading manufacturer of bespoke equipment.