Proposal Engineer in Gauteng - Total Placement Solutions

Total Placement Solutions

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Total Placement Solutions Training Specialists Recruiter from sector Consulting, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 30 August


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Proposal Engineer
    § Formulate quotations and tenders related to Electric Motors and accessories.
    § Ensure that tenders and quotations meet the Company and customers commercial terms and conditions.
    § Assist external and internal customers with technical queries.


    Quotations and Orders
    § Take responsibility for tender documents and quotations within the proposals division.
    § Receive and process of customer orders in line with the customers technical requirements. On special enquiries, convert it to a solution that the company can offer.
    § Make a list of outstanding work, draw up an action plan, work-in-progress and check emails for incoming quotations.
    § Log on to Micrososft CRM System – check for similar quotations and log new quotations.
    § Compile Cost Calculations, Data Sheets on internal software systems (FDC, Assom) to ensure accurate pricing.
    § Compile quotations on required templates to suite company and/ or customer requirements focusing on contents and lay-out.
    § Log on to SYSPRO to find account details and checking for discount and payment terms.
    § Assist with calls for technical data and queries on Electric Motors.
    § Ensure that all technical requirements are taken into account.
    § Review customer specifications to ensure compliance.
    § Perform electrical and mechanical calculations as required.
    § Formulate the best possible solution to meet customer requirements.
    § Liaise with the engineering department in Brazil, India, China, Portugal as necessary to streamline engineering processes. Compile requirements for quotes to the company for special motors.
    § Hand over orders as a contract file to the projects department – attend discussion and negotiation meetings.
    § Search through previous contract files as necessary to high light technical and commercial requirements.

    § Assist customers with technical queries.
    § Provide technical support within the company and to customers.
    § Handle all email enquiries and phone customers to clarify and follow up on quotations.
    § Negotiate orders.

    § Continuously improve internal systems and procedures.
    § Share technical knowledge – formal and informal training. Assist in set-up of training manuals on motors.
    § Monitor motor developments by competitors.
    § Monitor engineering developments and new projects within the engineering sector.
    § Update and summarize customer specification.

    § The prescribed Company Procedures, including Signature Mandates, must be complied with at all times.
    § All staff are required to service customers promptly and courteously and to ensure that calls are returned, queries are speedily answered and that all commitments are timeously fulfilled.
    § Perform any other reasonable duty delegated to you.

    § Matric with English and Mathematics.
    § A recognised electrical qualification or (ND Electric Engineering / BTech / S4).
    § At least three years work experience in the Electric Motors (LV and HV) field.
    § Computer literacy – Excellent knowledge of MS Office.

    § Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
    § Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, including formal communications and making presentations.
    § Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
    § Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations.
    § Ability to pay close attention to detail and co-ordinate various activities simultaneously.
    § Ability to work well in a team setting.
    § Must have excellent technical skills.
    § Good negotiation skills.
    § Good telephone manner.
    § The ability to work under pressure.
    § A keen sense of urgency and a willingness to learn additional job related skills.
    § A code 8 driver’s licence.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No



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