Proposals Engineer 

  • Location:
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£40,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 4, 2025

Express Recruitment are working on behalf of a UK leading engineering consultancy in Nottingham who have received multiple accolades for their dedication to automation & material handling solutions. Due to steady and continued financial growth, our client is actively seeking a commercially astute and design orientated Proposals Engineer to work alongside their Sales and Development Engineering departments. 

In return our client offering a competitive starting salary of up to c£40,000 plus various other benefits including annual bonus and employee assistance programme.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Consult frequently with customers to understand their stringent requirements and develop concept products and prototype designs based on your findings 
  • Develop detailed concepts and costings with reference to previous work undertaken and produce detailed technical proposals and bids 
  • Work closely with the Development and Manufacturing departments to maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of advanced manufacturing techniques within automation 
  • Work across various projects simultaneously, ensuring each are delivered within the specified timeframes  
  • Read and interpret complex engineering and CAD machine diagrams that include layouts for electro-mechanical systems, conveyors, and special purpose equipment 
  • Monitor budgets against project costs and ensure they are delivered within the specified financial constraints 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in mechanical, electrical, or similar engineering discipline  
  • Demonstrable mechanical design experience  
  • Proficient user of Solidworks 2D & 3D and other CAD packages  
  • Previous experience of working with special purpose, material handling and automation equipment strongly desirable  
  • Previous shop floor experience ideal, with applied knowledge of milling, turning, grinding and fabrication processes  
  • Confident negotiation skills with experience of working with proposals and tenders  

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday (8am – 4pm) 

Salary: c£40,000 per annum D.O.E 

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent  

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.