Proposals Engineer

Posted 29 March 2021
Salary£35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days of holidays + Pension
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePedro Pires

Job description

What you will do

As a Proposals Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and proposal of hydraulic control and chemical injection equipment projects for the oil and gas market. This will involve the preparation of tender documents ensuring that enquiries meet the agreed criteria for content, delivery time, potential margins and that client agreed return dates are met. You will maintain a consistent order input level in accordance with the agreed sales budget and ensure that final tender preparation is of high quality and the engineered solution offered meets with company, national, international and statutory standards.

How you will do it

As Proposals Engineer you will be given specifications for equipment from the sales team from this you will review the specifications, design the system, generating calculations for sizing, generate schematic and general arrangement drawings in conjunction with the CAD team and produce a cost build-up. You will guide the client in deviations against specification and create a winning proposal that is functional and cost-effective. You will liaise with vendors and sub-suppliers to prepare design and costings sheets as well as internal teams for any legal, technical and financial approval aspects. You will be focused on client deadlines and be confident making and documenting necessary assumptions.

What we look for

Experience in a proposals engineer or similar role

Educated HNC or equivalent, in Control or Mechanical Engineering

Ability to design hydraulics and control instrumentation hydraulics projects

Ability to design chemical injection systems

Strong MS Word and Excel skills & proficient in MS Office

Confidence in making and defining assumptions

Proven track record of developing successful proposals

Strong time management/ prioritization skills


Educated to BSc/BEng standard in Control or Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge and understanding of Oil, Gas and Renewables sector

CAD knowledge

Ability to manage stakeholders