PROPOSAL ENGINEER/ESTIMATOR


Summary:

Responsible for accurate proposal engineering for automotive projects. Define the scope of the work, assemble, and quantify items necessary to meet the requirements of customer requests for proposals.

Reports To:
Director of Estimating / Director of Engineering

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10 years progressive responsibility in conveyor systems – engineering
  • Principles and methods of materials handling, equipment specification, conveyor design, layout, detailing, and drive calculations; applicable codes and regulations; basic understanding of related mechanical, electrical, and structural systems
  • Effective oral and written communications; concise report development; current office computer knowledge
  • CAD skills required

Responsibilities:

  • Read and know content, scope, and technical intent of customer specifications.
  • Create proposal layouts, details for accurate pricing.
  • Understand system layout for material flow, equipment interface, and machinery selection.
  • Run conveyor calculations and select mechanical components in accordance with specifications.
  • Develop viable solutions to enhance DMW bid success.
  • Prepare supplier and subcontractor RFPs including specifications and drawings. Solicit and evaluate bids to select most responsive and competitive for inclusion in system estimate.
  • Other duties as assigned.