Proposal Engineer

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Application deadline 2016-12-21
Position description Wartsila Energy Solutions is looking for a Proposal Engineer to join our growing team in Wartsila North America. The position will be ideally based in Annapolis, Maryland. Houston, Texas can be considered.
Responsibilities - Bid management, generate customer specific solutions, specifications and quotations according to needs of Sales.
- Evaluate inquires and register/maintain opportunity information.
- Configure solution according to defined needs.
- Preparing cost calculations according to directives and agreed targets.
- Evaluate technical and environmental risks of the solution.
- Ensure that response time for sales inquiries / request / orders are met.
- Perform technical assistance to Sales and customers.
- Participate in relevant sales meetings with customers.
Requirements - Engineering degree, preferably mechanical or electrical.
- Experience related to the energy industry in engineering and design will be seen as an advantage. More important than experience is the attitude, open minded and willingness to learn.
- Fluency in English with strong written and oral communication skills.
- Interpersonal and problem solving skills are a must.
- Conceptual sales skills.
- Ability to work effectively in a global team environment under minimal supervision.
- Goal focused and a "can do" attitude are a must.
- Advanced user of MS Office suite.
- Willingness to travel. Training will be partly abroad.
Contact person to give further information Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.
We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online
Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.
Country USA
Job area Sales & Marketing