Proposal Engineer

Job Title: Proposal Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RTG-PE-0512-MM
Contact Name: Melanie Mortin
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2016 08:47

Job Description

Proposal Engineer – Liverpool – Power Generation


  • Interpretation of enquiries for quotes from customers
  • Establish an understanding of customer’s requirements
  • Organise site visits and meetings with customers, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants
  • Coordinate and organise various estimates and information needed to make a successful proposal
  • Evaluate technical risk and commercial terms through working in partnership with relevant managers
  • Prepare RFQ’s for suppliers/subcontractors against specifications and Terms
  • Compile comprehensive tender specifications
  • Support the sales team throughout the bid process
  • Monitor progress and status of Proposals, ensuring all records are accurate


  • Strong understanding of engineering practice, ideally related to Combined Heat and Power
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Minimum 3 years within tender/proposals role, ideally multidiscipline engineering
  • Experience of risk analysis techniques
  • Ideally have an understanding of contract law
  • Background tendering multidiscipline engineering solutions
  • IT skills – Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of CHP and it’s applications


My client is a leading multinational expert in power generation solutions. They provide a range of capabilities, including supply of gas fuelled power generation engine, and bespoke installation of a multi-engine power plant. With a strong focus on aftersales support, they pride themselves on excellent customer service across a number of sectors. Maintaining a high standard of quality is at the core of what they do, and as such they are ISO:9001 certified. Due to expansion, they are now looking for an experienced Proposal Engineer.