Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd
Role: Proposals Engineer (Cost Engineer, Internal Sales)
Location: Commutable from Kiddeminster, Redditch, Birmingham
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.
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.