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Job Reference: BBBH5439
Location: Wales > Powys > Brecon
Salary / Hourly Rate: £35000.00 to £40000.00 per annum
Sector: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP


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Job Description

Acorn Recruitment is seeking a Design and Bid Manager for an established design and manufacturing business in Brecon.

Reporting to the Sales Director

Salary - £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

Job purpose:

To manage and control the solution design, quotation and tender process as directed by the senior management team.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

*Record, action and allocate all inbound sales enquiries.

*Ensure that all requests for quotation are pre-qualified.

*Ensure that where possible all pre-qualified requests for quotations are completed within 5 working days.

*Regularly review the accuracy of all costing models.

*Create animations to support the sales effort on specific projects.

*Create CAD drawings to accompany formal and budget quotations.

*Utilise value engineering to create cost effective product design.

*Standardisation of product design.

*Build strong relationships with the Project Management team.

*Support the spare part quotation process when required.

*Update ACT on a daily basis

*Update quote book on a daily basis

*Provide daily update to Sales Director regarding jobs quoted.

*Attend FMEA meetings

*Organise concept design meeting with SD, PM's and OM where directed by SD.

*Liaise regularly with operations to discuss any potential capacity issues, special customer requirements etc.

*Keep and record statistics as directed by senior management team

* Visit potential customers as directed my Sales Director.

*Support the project management team with the creation of GA drawing during busy periods

*Act in an advisory capacity on the belt manufacturing project

*Support and assist in the sourcing of component and spare parts.

*Ensure all required documentation is completed accurately and within deadlines

*Help develop and build profitable growth

*Key member of product development team

*Uphold company internet policy

*At all times act in a manner that is not detrimental to the company or its image

*Any other reasonable task/activity as directed by the senior management team

Skills and attributes:

*Ability to communicate at all levels

*High level of CAD competence

*Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Inventor software

*Ability to pre-qualify a sales enquiry

*A good understanding of English grammar, diction and punctuation

*Methodical and thorough.

*Good relationship builder, both internal and external

*Good understanding of sales process

*Competent in the use of Microsoft packages

*Calm and considered approach

*Can do attitude.

*Good problem solver

*High level of customer focus

*Strong team player

*Ability to work under pressure

*Good planner

*Sound technical knowledge

*Prepared to learn

*Embraces change

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.