General Electric Technical Proposal Manager - UPS Services (m/f) in Neumuenster, Germany
GE Industrial Solutions is one of the largest business units of General Electric in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Acting as a supplier of components and systems in the field of energy distribution, Industrial Solutions offers a comprehensive portfolio of industrial products and system solutions. The product portfolio includes, among other things, installation devices, control components, circuit breakers and housing systems as well as type-tested switchgear for medium and low voltage technology. With the company GE Consumer & Industrial GmbH, Industrial Solutions is represented in Germany at various locations with sales, service and product management.
The Technical Proposal Manager (m/f) is part of the extended Services organization for EMEA and functionally placed in Commercial Operations where he/ she is responsible for creating project designs, which are technically executable and have a correct cost calculation based on technical requirements and following all valid processes and policies.
These designs, cost calculations and resulting quotes should be competitive in the market with a level of profitability acceptable for the business.
Translating customer received requirements into a technically executable design
On time delivery of a quotation with all necessary documentation to fully define the technical proposal
Maintaining and develop customer relationships from in-house mostly
Ensure application of adequate quotation CM level and price control policies for required business profitability
Support Sales in conducting price/technical negotiations
Achieve a hitrate as high as possible on submitted quotations
Maintain quotation tools and quotation databases with most updated cost information in order to secure accurate calculation
Comply to and following internal policy 5.0, (bid control processes) without any compromises
Experience: significant experience in UPS quotations or - requisition or - R&D engineering or on any other role connected to design/execution/maintenance of UPS equipment
Education: Higher (BSc.) or Mid-level Technical Education in Electronics or similar
Knowledge on general level and in detail of
AC No- and Shortbreak Systems (UPS, STS, Genset, Gasengines)
MS office knowledge
DC systems would be additional value
LV, MV systems would be additional value
Visio, AutoCad and Eplan knowledge will be additional value
Commercial and legal terms knowledge and experience will be added value
Good command of the local and English language, written and oral
Good communication skills.
Good commercial acumen and quotation writing skills
Strong Customer Focus. Speaks the language of the Customer;
Has a commercial instinct; understands Sales processes and Customer buying decisions
Knows the Market and Competitors;
Experience in negotiating with customers and suppliers in a highly competitive business environment would be preferred
Is familiar with, knows, understands and complies to the GE Values
Responsibility for all issues that occur within her/his area of responsibility
Knows, understands and acts to the Metrics that are used to measure performance of the Quotations Engineer
Capable of planning and executing workload in an efficient way
Has the right motivation and initiative to work remote and independent
Is capable of thinking out of the box and adjusting adequately to customer and business changing needs
Ability to work in a matrix organization and diverse environment
Locations: Germany; Neumuenster
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