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Proposals Engineer

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£24,000 to £28,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Our client, a major manufacturer of passive fire protection products, has an exciting opportunity for a Proposals Engineer to join their sales team. You will be responsible for generating sales proposals for targeted key accounts, clients, and projects.

Main responsibilities will include:

Supporting business development managers in achieving successful sales outcomes
Establishing clients' needs from enquiries and from sales / business development leads
Establishing scope of works and materials take offs from clients' requests for quotations
Developing written proposals based on the scope of works and materials take-off, tailored to the needs of their clients
Recording all activities within our CRM system (Membrain)
Assisting any other sales activities associated with bids / proposals
Keeping up to date with market trends, key clients and projects
On a regular basis reporting on workload accurately and concisely.

Ideal applicants will be:

Educated to degree level (BEng or BSc as a minimum) in an engineering discipline, e.g. mechanical, acoustical, energy, design or innovation
Customer-focused, effective communicators, both verbally and in writing, experienced in report writing
Extremely organised and able to effectively plan and prioritise their workload
Highly accurate with great attention to detail
Unfazed when working under pressure in a busy environment and able to meet strict deadlines
Good problem solvers, systematic and methodical in their approach
Confident users of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
Experience of using CAD packages (e.g. SolidWorks) and CRM systems (e.g. Membrain, Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics) would be advantageous.

Pay and benefits:

Competitive salary (depending on experience)
Bonus scheme of up to 15% of annual salary
25 days' holiday per year plus bank holidays
Up to 6% pension contributions (matched)
Life insurance 4x annual salary
Access to well-being programmes
Access to lifestyle benefits website
Cycle to work scheme
Onsite parking

This is a full-time, permanent role, contracted to 37.5 hours per week, working 08:00 - 16:45 Monday - Thursday and 08:00 - 12:30 on Fridays
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  • Job Reference: 662715092-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Shorterm Group
    Shorterm Group
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent