Proposals Engineer Engineering

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Germiston Station, Gauteng

  • R25,000 - R27,000 pm basic salary plus benefits

  • Job 2230998 | Ref PROPO-ENG

  • Posted 03 Jul 2018 by Progressive International

About the Position


  • Formulate quotations and tenders related to all transformer products, services and technologies
  • Ensuring that tenders and quotations meet the company and the customer's commercial terms and conditions.
  • To assist external and internal customers with technical queries.
  • Conduct site inspections if required as part of the tender process and gather all necessary information needed to compile an accurate document.


  • Matric with a recognised and relevant technical qualification - N3 or proof of prior experience in a similar field.
  • Computer Literacy - Microsoft, Excel.


  • Take responsibility for tender documents and quotations within the organization. This will include schedules.
  • Review customer specifications to ensure compliance (commercially and technically).
  • Gather and compile all returnable documentation and attachments required as part of the tender submission.
  • Logic tests on cost calculations to determine projects margins and selling price.
  • Inter-phasing with customers, branches and business units with regards to related tenders/quotations.
  • Formulate the best possible solution to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure all technical literature included as part of the tender document is the most relevant and up to date information.
  • Regularly obtain the latest prices for costing purposes from all the group and preferred suppliers.
  • Assist the sales team with technical clarifications and evaluate design complexity for costing purposes.
  • Review and interpret SLD for costing purposes.
  • Summarize tenders for ease of evaluation.


  • Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, including formal communications and making presentations.
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Has patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and various activities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Has good technical skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • A keen sense of urgency and a willingness to learn additional skills.
  • A code 8 driver's licence.

Desired Skills

  • technical skills. N3
  • communications
  • presentations
  • diplomacy
  • team player
  • experience in tenders
  • proposals
  • quotations
  • technical ability

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Certificate

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Provident Fund

Apply online
This job may be removed before it expires.

Expires in 17 days

Get jobs via email

Receive a daily digest of all new jobs matching this job. Your information is safe with us and you can cancel at any time