Job Description :
PROPOSAL ENGINEER
Location: Highland,IL
Position Type: Full Time

Note: Must have worked earlier with Electrical or Energy or Power or Utility Clients

JOB SUMMARY:
Prepare formal proposals, based on the customer''s specifications, for those customers'' requiring greater detail.
Work with other departments to collect the required information to meet the intent of the specification and complete the proposal.
Direct the continuing improvement of the information base required for the preparation of proposals.
Insure all orders received have been reconciled with the corresponding Basler proposal before the order is accepted, entered and
acknowledged by Basler.
Discrepancies are to be negotiated and documented with the customer before order acceptance.

REPORTS TO: Electrical Engineering Systems Design Manager

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Maintain an excellent understanding of the functionality and operation of
excitation control systems and the relationship to electrical rotating
equipment.
Maintain an in depth understanding of all of Basler''s products and how they
are used/required in cabinets and/or systems products.
Develop proposals from customer supplied information by reviewing the
specification and other information (including schematics, ladder diagrams,
outline drawings, etc) and resolving any discrepancies/questions directly
with customer.
Develop proposals that positively position exceptions and alternatives to
the customer''s specification in a manner that does not detract from the
proposal.
Promote team building with other departments to support the customer''s
needs.
Achieve the planned sales and profit goals by applying sound business
principles to all proposals.

REQUIREMENTS:
BSEE degree preferred; or an engineering or Associates degree with equivalent work experience.
Basic understanding of the functionality and operation
of excitation control systems and the relationship to electrical rotating equipment is preferred.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to convey ideas concisely.
High degree of familiarity with Microsoft PC software including Word, Excel,PowerPoint, etc.
Position will involve frequent interaction with France operation.
Ability to read and write French is a plus.
Supervisory experience is preferred.
Travel as required for training, support of project tasks, product issues,
or other design or job related needs

Client : Energy