Proposal Engineer

Billingham, UK

Proposal Engineer, Billingham UK

Tracerco are seeking a Proposal Engineer to further strengthen the proposal team within the Measurement Instruments Business Unit, in Billingham (UK). 

You will adhere to Tracerco core values and will be responsible for the preparation of high-quality proposals for measurement solutions to a variety of industrial process applications. 

You will liaise with global commercial teams, as well as operational and technical teams, to ensure proposals are issued in accordance with the customer’s technical and commercial requirements. 

You will also be expected to take part in project handovers and customer kick off meetings with the operational project management team, to ensure that all are fully engaged in product delivery and fully understand the project needs. 


  • Provide support and guidance to Proposals Engineers and other members of the Commercial Department 
  • Review of tender/RFQ documentation.  
  • Ensure all relevant information is filed and maintained accordingly during the course of proposal process. 
  • Arrange and Lead Bid/No Bid Review Meetings, if required.  
  • Engage with customers, where appropriate, to ensure clarity on bid requirements. 
  • Develop clear plan and methodology to ensure high quality proposals are prepared.  
  • Work closely with other organisational stakeholders such as operations, compliance, legal and finance to minimise business risk 
  • Liaise with other engineering disciplines to ensure technical compliance. 
  • Engage with procurement to establish delivery schedule and preliminary pricing information. 
  • Prepare and deliver tender strategy presentation, if required 
  • Highlight any major commercial, technical or financial risks or opportunities relating to the proposal submission within the Risk & Opportunity Register and work with the relevant personnel to ensure an optimum solution is submitted 
  • Construction of detailed technical/commercial proposal in accordance with client tender requirements  
  • Management of pre-award technical and commercial clarification process 
  • As required, prepare Board Paper for approval by nominated Approval Manager 
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of the global proposal workflow process. 
  • Ensure a Purchase Order / Contract review is undertaken by Commercial Contracts Manager prior to detailed handover. 
  • Provide detailed project handover to operational execution team, ensuring sales costing and risks are clearly presented. 


Customer Service is at the heart of this role and therefore the following skills are required; 

  • Qualified to HND level as a minimum, preferably with an Engineering discipline or STEM Field qualification.  
  • Extensive work experience as a Proposal Engineer preferably within the Energy or Construction industries
  • Self-motivated, driven and proactive   
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written, with customer and colleagues   
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence both peers and senior colleagues 
  • Good business acumen. 
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills  
  • Customer Focused, high levels of integrity.   
  • Demonstrable experience in working to tight deadlines with multiple tasks. 

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