11 days agoSchneider

Tendering Engineer

  • Leeds (West Yorkshire)
  • Teaching

Job description

Tendering Engineer

Location - Chippenham or Leeds

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.

We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

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Are you our next Tendering Engineer ? Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our well-established team as a Tendering Engineer .

What do you get to do in this position?

Within the Energy Application Centre, manage the tendering team to produce quotations for Automation Solution and transactional products, meeting the expected service levels of customers and achieve and exceed quotation lead time and conversion rates.

What are the key responsibilities in this role?

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Ensure efficient processing and handover of the EAC orders;

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Produce tenders as necessary according to department loading demands;

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Review all enquiries and identify those which can be offered using the standard pricing;

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Work in collaboration with the external salesforce to support and execute strategies to establish products and solutions during identification phase;

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Ensure that Standard quotation and pricing tools used within the tendering process, are kept continually updated to meet market needs;

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Review and approve tender price/costing estimates and submit for management approval in accordance with the tendering processes;

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Ensure that formal risk analysis and mitigation is carried out on appropriate tenders and is submitted with approval requests;

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Ensure all orders received against a tender are properly verified to be in line with the quotation and all information is present prior to handover to contracts;

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Be proactive in eliminating any contract-related issue that might lead to non-payment of invoices;

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Ensure that all opportunities and quotes are correctly entered into the Schneider CRM tool and that all activities and intelligence is recorded and maintained in the system;

This role might be for you if?

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Sound commercial knowledge of the customer base and their business drivers

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Sales and marketing techniques / methodology

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Understanding of competitor offers and up to date switchgear technology.

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Awareness of the company's manufacturing/purchasing strategy & manufacturing capability.

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Knowledge of commercial terms and conditions.

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Understanding of the function of other departments.

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Knowledge of tendering procedures.

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Knowledge of management philosophies/team building techniques.

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Understanding of HV and LV Electrical distribution systems

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Automation Solution/Product knowledge, applications and functionality to design appropriate solutions.

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Knowledge and experience with SCADA, Automation, Protection and RTU solutions and products

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Degree/HNC level in Electrical Engineering.

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Commercial negotiation skills.

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Commercial judgement – ability to estimate the potential value of an enquiry/tender, and the chance of success.

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Interpersonal skills with different cultures.

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Fully PC & Windows Excel/Word/PowerPoint literate.

We are also open to receive applications from dynamic, willing to learn graduates as there will be training provided in this role!

What we can offer you?

· You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with significant personal responsibility and attractive development opportunities
· Optimal support on your career path through regular training opportunities
· A dynamic and personal atmosphere, working with a global energised team
· A company culture that encourages performance and cooperation
· An attractive compensation package including the comprehensive fringe benefits expected of an international company

We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.

Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process.

You know about us, so let us learn about you! Apply today.

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