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Proposals Engineer


Job Description:

Proposals Engineer


Location: Gloucestershire


  • £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday and competitive matched pension
  • Healthcare and life cover
  • Fantastic opportunities to progress


ATA recruitment is currently working with a leading manufacturer of rotating equipment where they design, manufacture, install and service a range of rotating systems for a variety of process-related market sectors


This is a brilliant opportunity for a Proposals Engineer to join a world-class manufacturing business where you will be handling projects of more than £1m in value. Alongside this, you will receive an excellent remuneration package and a structured career programme to excel you into a Senior Proposals Engineer, Team Leader or External Sales Engineers position within a three to five-year time frame.


Joining this business will be great for your career, my client believes in investing in their staff, they provide an excellent training programme and prefer to excel within the business, therefore, you will have plenty of opportunities for progression presented to you.


If you are currently working as a Proposals Engineer and looking for a new opportunity then please email a CV to [email protected] for a confidential conversation.



The role of Proposals Engineer will be as follows:



  • Responding to enquiries customers, reviewing customer enquiries & data sheets, as well as technical specifications.
  • 80% of your time will be spent reacting to incoming enquiries and 20% proactive in following up on submitted proposals and networking for new business wins/projects.
  • Sizing of equipment, product selection, identify lead times & prices and outlining the cost of manufacture.
  • Produce a cost proposal/tender and issue and follow up with the client.
  • Commercially you will be responsible for assessing lead times estimation, terms and conditions of sale, sub-vendor liaison and input into major component sourcing.
  • You will be handling up to four proposals per week all at various stages.
  • The values can range from £10,000 - £1m larger systems.
  • Manage all TQ’s (tender qualification) where you will go back-and-forth with the customer to finalise the tender which can take up to four months.
  • Prepare the necessary handover documentation to the Projects Teams as required and progress reporting.


The ideal Proposals Engineer will have the following experience:


  • Experienced as either a Sales Engineer, Proposals Engineer, Sales & Applications Engineer, Tendering Engineer, Quotations Engineer, Bid Engineer, Project Engineer, Commercial Engineer type role.
  • Must have worked with some form of rotating equipment.
  • Minimum HNC in mechanical engineering.
  • Commercially & technically astute. Proficient with MS Word & Excel.


How to apply:


Please click “apply” or for further information, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to [email protected]


ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.  


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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    25 days ;eave + pension + health care + cycle to work scheme

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet