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  • Job reference: RMS0199032

Senior Bids Engineer (Rail Specialist)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Company:
As one of the worlds leading engineering companies, Our Client assists in their customer's use of electrical power and aims to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way.

The Role:

As Senior Bids Engineer you will oversee estimations , bids and proposals ensuring alignment with company standards and targets. You will have a strong technical knowledge of railway systems and equipment to manage a team of Tendering Engineers based in SW Sydney.


  • Create, implement and review sales support strategy.

  • Define key targets and ensure these are achieved for the customer support.

  • Oversee the preparation of proposals through internal and external resources. Ensure all proposals follow relevant company procedures.

  • Ensure most competitive offers taking into account the market situation and customer's conditions. Identifie which approach can be applied to better serve the customer.

  • Support bid/no bid analyses and decisions with collaboration with PMM. Participate in project risk review processes.

Skills & Experience

  • A strong technical knowledge of railway systems and equipment highly preferred.
  • Tertiary or degree qualifications in Engineering (electrical) / commercial qualification or recognized equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Trackside (AC & DC) activities on Customer Projects.

  • Deep knowledge and understanding to the electrical engineering industry, design, installation & commissioning of rail electrification equipment.

  • Estimating and tendering experience (SAP & MS Excel based system).


  • Exceptional renumeration package
  • Great culture and work/life balance.
  • Work for a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the furture industrial digitilisation and realise value.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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