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Proposal Application Engineer

Wendell, North Carolina
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Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 226277
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.


With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.



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Job Description:

Proposal Application Engineer for Protection & Control Systems
 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for the bid proposal management for protection and control systems in the utility and industry market segments.
The primary focus of the role will be responding to requests for quotations to support the Business Development Managers in the sales activities. The key working relationships for this position will be with the business development managers, lead engineers, project managers as well as purchasing department.
 
 
Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Individual bid management responsibility for protection and control systems.
  • Analyze and interpret customer requirements from tender documents, make quality, accurate proposals with target set time frames.
  • Able to propose competitive, cost effective technical solutions for the different market segments.
  • Manage proposals, technically and commercially in timely accurate manner.
  • Support and participate actively in technical clarifications with customer towards successful completion of technical offer.
  • Initiate and draft technical documents for tenders to help customers in preparing their tender documents.
  • Ensure that the projects are handed over to the project execution team with all relevant documents.
  • Support process improvements, visibility, transparency, and accuracy wherever possible.
  • Work closely with procurement to identify project costs, lead time requirements, and review of offers.
  • Provide technical back-office support for the sales teams.
  • The candidate may be required to travel to project sites – estimated 15% domestic travel
 
 
Required Skills:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience.
  • Experience in the design and configuration of protection and control systems.
  • Solid knowledge of at least one of the following vendors' relay products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL/ABB
  • Experience in bid proposal is an added advantage.
  • Quick learner and initiative driven.
  • Excellent organizational skills in managing proposals and project deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers internal/external.

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