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Proposal Engineering Manager

Company: Safran companies
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Northwest Aerospace Technologies Architecture and systems engineering Everett, Washington, United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 8 years Position Summary:
Perform initial review of proposals provided from Marketing and determine the path forward
while prioritizing the effort to completion of each proposal, meeting the date defined by
marketing. Provide work assignments to proposal engineer(s) and define any resources needed
in maintaining schedule for completion.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Proposal Engineering Manager is responsible for managing the performance of the Proposal Engineer(s)
assigned to him/her in completing the below tasks as well as participating in completing the below tasks
themselves in support of proposal completion:
Develop technical proposal templates, Kitting list templates, Assumption Templates, etc. to reduce
cycle time in proposal development.
Develop high quality proposals to keep existing NAT engineering resources fully engaged in work
and grow the engineering resource team to have additional capacity.
Early engagement with sales team to understand enquiry/RFQ properly to develop and design a
suitable solution.
o Participate in official handover by consolidating all documentation in a timely and accurate
manner as per the document management standard.
Develop the initial NRE and Kit definition.
Develop accurate and timely estimates which include scope, material and labor efforts by skilled
discipline.
Coordination with all applicable groups (Tech Pubs, Stress, Cert, Flammability, etc.).
After technical solution definition, develop cost effective estimates and identify explicit proposal
inclusions to be prepared within required time lines.
Develop quality estimates for final Kit pricing.
Prepare and develop the Kit List.
Writing of the Technical Proposal.
Deliver completed proposal package to Marketing by due date.
Regular review and submission of estimates based on approved change requests.
Maintain product knowledge and technical skills to current standards and portfolio.
Look for opportunities to improve as-is process to increase efficiency, simplicity, and margin.
Understand and promote all health, safety and environmental legal and regulatory
requirements including company policies and standards. Lead by example, enforce and
sustain a strong minded safety culture and compliance driven practices in the work EnvironmentJob RequirementsKnowledge/Experience
B.A./B.S. four year technical degree, preferably in a field that offers an opportunity to gain a
well-rounded engineering background. Additional training in leadership, management, business
administration, program management and risk management is preferred.
Twelve or more years of broad technical experience, with at least seven of those years being in
the aerospace industry is desired. Within these years of experience a minimum 2 years of
proposal management/development is preferred
Engineering background and/or technical aptitude to understand and communicate technical
subject matter
Broad familiarity of Boeing and/or Airbus aircraft
Broad understanding of FAA/EASA certification process
Comfortable working with all levels of an organization
Skills/Abilities
Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and foster relationships between
various internal customers
Strong numerical aptitude
Demonstrate ability to translate technical solutions into detailed cost elements
Demonstrate proficiency with Excel
Demonstrate problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal customers
As the manager must be able to build relationships/team work/trust, foster open communication,
inspire and empower employees, shape strategy/think globally, use sound judgment, drive timely
execution with quality, and be a strong leader
Working Conditions:
Primarily office work with some travel required.
Consistent use of computer key board and monitor.
Physical Requirements:
Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds Number of countries where Safran is located

Keywords: Safran companies, Everett , Proposal Engineering Manager, Executive , Everett, Washington

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