Location:
Silsoe

Reporting to:
Proposals Manager - Power

Summary of Role:
  • Understanding the customer specific requirements
  • Determining the best solution to meet customer requirements
  • Establishing the required elements in producing the proposal
  • Use of existing libraries and creation of new standard ‘units’ where necessary
  • Liaison with other teams to confirm /inform concept design
  • Interaction with customers to raise and resolve queries
  • Generation of proposal documents and cost sheets
  • Assist Sales Team to obtain an order including attendance of meetings with clients
  • On order placement prepare contract file.
  • Post order involvement in technical/commercial hand over to engineering and project management
  • Compliance with company, customer & industry standards
  • Use of knowledge and experience to train and develop other members of the team
  • Liaise with Project Management and Project Engineers during design phase.
  • Liaise with purchase departments
  • To innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered proposals to the customer (e.g. reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality)


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications, knowledge & experience:

Essential:
  • Previous experience of estimating
  • Time served apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering
  • BTEC/City and Guilds in Electrical Engineering or
  • HNC / HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of LV or MV motor control/switchgear equipment
  • Ability to develop proposals for “turnkey” packages solutions

Desirable:
  • Awareness of standard commercial and contractual terms
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • PLC hardware design
  • Familiarity with industrial automation
  • Knowledge of HV Substations
  • Knowledge of TXs, UPS, VSDs
  • Previous experience of estimating LV/HV cable installation

Technical competencies:

Essential:
  • All round familiarity with motor control / switchgear either LV or MV
  • Familiarity with standards applicable to motor control / switchgear equipment
  • Competence with Microsoft Office
  • LV/HV Protection / Relays

Desirable:
  • Microsoft Visio
  • IEE Wiring Regulations

Job Type:
Permanent

Deadline:
22/02/2019