Proposal Design Engineer


Proposal Design Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary::

    £31300 - £46900 per annum + benefits,

  • Contact:

    Victoria Elliott

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  • Job Published:

    6 months ago

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We are looking for a Proposal Engineer to help drive growth and profitability through the fire & security business by 1) improving win rates, 2) improving executed margin performance, and 3) increasing percentage of multi-solution sales. The proposal engineer will be a key player in opportunity win teams and it is expected that the successful candidate will take great pride in their work and be a champion of quality at all times.

Supporting the dedicated Sales teams within our Fire integrated Services Key Accounts group, to design and prepare quotations and/or specifications in line with company policies, relevant British and European Standards. Ability to have an objective and proactive approach in producing detailed designs to qualify equipment and labour requirements to enable accurate costs to be established. An ability to produce fully detailed specifications and technical submittals with complete detailed schematics & drawings to meet with design criteria

How you will do it

Carry out all aspects of Fire and / or Security design work for projects within the business as may be required and prepare quotes and specifications to customer requirements and in line with company procedure and client requirements. Also ensuring all Bids, tenders and project works are delivered to the highest standard in line with current legislation, standards and code of practice along with support the Key Account, Project Managers and FLM's with consultancy or design issues. We would expect you to review, comment and approve the technical conformity of specifications produced by others and responsibility for checking and highlighting design changes and to liaise with Subcontractors where applicable to assist the KAM, PM or FLM in reviewing quotations provided by Subcontractors.
Also developing Technical Manuals and / or presentation portfolios for progression toward to the Technical Author.

What we look for

Fire and/or security technical standards (system design codes along with industry relevant standards)
Knowledge of 17th Edition Wiring Regulations would be preferred
CDM Regulation experience
Operational knowledge of CAD