Proposal Specialist

About the Role

United States of America
North Carolina
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Mid-level Professional

Job Grade: 8 


A Snapshot of Your Day

The Proposal Specialist will be responsible for preparation and submission of proposals in the Transformers US business Unit and work closely with the Transformers Business Development team and Siemens Energy Power Systems Sales organization to develop proposals that support and complement their transaction strategies.

The candidate will be responsible for working on a proposal team as a contributing member, maintaining and upgrading proposal templates, format, standard content, and related pricing tools to support product and service enhancements over time. The candidate will work closely with the project execution team to assure that proposal content and related scope of supply descriptions and schedules of delivery can be fully supported, and that estimated costs associated with the scope of work are documented in accordance with requisite approval processes.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Register RFQ and RFP from customer in database and submitting information to transformer factory for proposal preparation. Assist factories with any technical, legal or commercial clarifications, including coordination with internal and/or external technical, legal or commercial resources, customers, consultants, etc.
  • Prepare final proposal for submittal to customer, including any documentation such as technical data sheets, bids forms, commercial forms, legal forms, bid bonds, etc. Track bid results in and participate in negotiations and bid modifications as necessary.
  • Receive orders from customers and prepare order entry information to transfer to project management and contract administration team. Participate in internal and/or external kickoff meetings as required to facilitate the smooth transfer of orders.
  • Enable Siemens Energy Inc. to provide state of the art power transformers to the US power grid and keep the lights on.
  • Conform to the commercial policies of the Transformers business, including cost/price determination, profit requirements, understanding cash flow, understanding contractual terms and conditions, as they relate to Siemens Energy policy, as well as LoA and Compliance requirements.

What You Bring

  • BS/BA in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in offer preparation and sales support
  • Understanding of purchase order contract language and associated legal implications
  • Have a clear understanding of the sold product (reviews, understands, and ensures compliance with required contract documents including commercial and technical specifications, scope, schedule, and performance requirements).
  • Detailed knowledge of drawing, bills of material, and related technical specification
  • This is a position requiring attention to detail with a strong focus on time and task management, capable of handling many orders and tasks in parallel.
  • The candidate must be quality focused and continually seek better and more efficient ways of improving responsiveness to market needs.
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required on an infrequent basis for coordination with manufacturing facilities including occasional visits to factories.
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

About the Team

The Proposal team is regionally focused on key customer accounts offering a full spectrum of Siemens Energy Transformers.

Our Transmission Division offers customers a broad portfolio of products, systems, solutions, and services geared around the key market trends of digitalization, decarbonization, grid stability and electrification. With expertise, passion, and commitment, we are working to transmit energy in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way possible.

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Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity, we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.






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