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  • Job reference: RMS0222322

Tendering Engineer

  • Sector: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/03/20)
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The Role:
My Global Manufacturer client who are based in Essex are looking for a Tendering Engineer ideally with Capital equipment (preferably rotating) tendering / applications background. Someone who may have aspirations to go into Sales Management.

Job Purpose:
The role will focus on the creation of bids relating to new engine, overhaul and engine retrofit tendering, ensuring compliance to approval processes, drawing on other departments as required.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
 Through the tendering process gates for new engines, overhaul and retrofit, ensure the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
 Ensure that tenders and large project approvals meet internal and external customer needs.
 Build positive working relationships across multiple functions, UK and overseas, to enhance the quality of proposals content.
 Manage timely and accurate communication to ensure that appropriate and complaint bids are received on time by customers.
 Assist in continually improving processes to increase the efficiency & responsiveness of the department, leading to improved sales conversion ratios.
 Ensure that proposals capture changes in compliance and approvals requirements.
 Coordinate and report feedback from customers after the tendering cycle has ended, win or loose, to ensure that lessons learned are captured by future opportunities.
 Ensure that sales pipeline and CRM is well maintained for timely and accurate reporting.
 Ensure compliance with standards at all times.

Company Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
 Performing in a way aimed at achieving high work efficiency
 To comply with the Company Code of Conduct
 To provide information, maintain records and carry out all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
 To undertake such other tasks that may be reasonably required
 To adhere to Company processes and procedures
 To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests
 EHS Compliance: it is essential to be aware of and adhere to all Health & Safety laws & guidelines relevant to your role and to the safety of your colleagues, visitors and external partner is compulsory.

Experience & Skills
(What is required for the role)
Essential
 At least 5 years tendering experience gained within a solution based capital equipment environment.
 Demonstrable skill around communicating with colleagues in multiple locations to ensure compliance with and assistance from an international network of colleagues.
 Excellent verbal ability and good at communicating in an appropriate manner with multiple overseas customer cultures.
 Effective user of MS Office and CRM systems.
 Creator and controller of periodic tendering activity reports.
Desirable
 Understanding of relevant recip. markets both technical and commercial.
 Track record of pro-actively improving commercial processes.

Specific Knowledge (Fits to exact duties and tasks)
 Understand and gain knowledge about company engineered products, equipment, customer base and applicable processes.
 Understand and effectively apply company commercial approval policies and processes.

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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