Proposal Engineer - Power

29 Jul 2022

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If you are an Engineer who is passionate about the power industry, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you. In this role, you will lead the creation of highly competitive and strategic proposals for North America distributed control systems (DCS). You will have overall accountability to architect solutions from both a technical and commercial perspective, encompassing written proposals and accompanying cost estimates. This role will be supporting our Power and Water Solutions business.

As a Proposal Engineer, you will:
  • Prepare DCS offers for power projects in response to customer requests for proposals
  • Define proposal strategies and prepare winning DCS offers in response to customer specifications, based on expert market, process and product knowledge
  • Coordinate site walk downs to review and develop project scope, and create offer documents for technical proposals when customer specifications are not provided
  • Collaborate with other departments within Emerson to verify technical feasibility and engineering requirements
  • Collaborate with customers to promote Emersons capabilities and expertise
  • Develop best project cost solutions that minimize technical risk which meet customer needs and ensure competitive positioning
  • Conduct presentations, interviews and negotiations with customer utilizing thorough knowledge of customer application requirements and organization, capabilities of competition, and following strategy and tactics developed with assistance of management
  • Work effectively with sales, engineering, project teams, and other world area offices as needed

Who you are: You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. You design feedback loops into work to deliver continuous improvement. You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles, setbacks, and ambiguity. You establish and maintain effective relationships.

Required education, experience & skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Technical or equivalent
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience
  • Knowledgeable in control systems (DCS) and/or process operation; ORexperience in writing proposals and developing cost estimates
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred education, experience & skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering

Flexible Work Schedule Remote Work Option The position offers location flexibility through our hybrid remote work policy, which allows for up to 3 days per week of remote work and 2 days per week in the office at either our Pittsburgh, PA headquarters office, or one of the following satellite locations:
  • Riverside, CA
  • Tinley Park, IL
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Latham, NY
  • Houston, TX
  • Warren, NJ
  • Ivyland, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA

  • ID: #44466821
  • State: Pennsylvania Pittsburgh 15260 Pittsburgh USA
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Showed: 2022-07-29
  • Deadline: 2022-09-20
  • Category: Et cetera