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Proposal Engineer - Permanent

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Dutton Recruitment (Sheffield Engineering) are recruiting:

We are looking for a Proposal Engineer for a permanent position based with our client in Doncaster.

Immediate start available (Subject to the interview process)

Salary is £40,000 depending on experience.

Proposal Engineer role & responsibilities:

* Experience of bulk material handling in heavier industries: grain, ports, steel, minerals.
* Working in an ISO9001 environment.
* Good communication skills with customers, suppliers, fellow workers and management.
* Sound commercial and contract knowledge and familiar with producing cost estimates.
* Some knowledge of bidding strategy and tender negotiation.
* Good written skills to produce technical specifications and quotations.
* Good MS Office skills.
* Some drawing ability would be an advantage to be able to produce PFDs, sketches for suppliers to quote to and layouts for our design team to convert to client tender drawings.
* Ability to work under pressure to tight timescales.
* Driving licence to be able to visit customers and suppliers.
* Qualifications/Experience/Skills:
* Proven working experience in a material handling environment.
* Ability to read and produce drawings using either SolidWorks or AutoCAD.
* Excellent understanding of mechanical engineering principles.
* Be able to design with careful consideration of safety, maintenance and constructability requirements.
* Good client-facing and internal communication skills.
* Good written and verbal communication skills.
* Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* Minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent / experience.
* Basic experience with project management software tools.

Proposal Engineer skills & proficiencies:

* Recording project costs
* Process Improvement
* Verbal Communication
* Written Communication
* Detail-Oriented
* Risk Management
* Negotiation
* Cost Control
* Communication
* Problem Solving
* Analytical Skills
* Technical skills

In the first instance, send CV's to or call 0114 2200888 (option 1) for Engineering.

Dutton Recruitment are working as an Employment Business on behalf of our client.

Up to £40000 per annum + Depending on experience

South Yorkshire,