Proposal Engineering Manager
Company: Safran companies
Posted on: November 22, 2022
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
Early engagement with sales team to understand enquiry/RFQ properly
to develop and design a
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
Coordination with all applicable groups (Tech Pubs, Stress, Cert,
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
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
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
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
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
Broad familiarity of Boeing and/or Airbus aircraft
Broad understanding of FAA/EASA certification process
Comfortable working with all levels of an organization
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
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
Primarily office work with some travel required.
Consistent use of computer key board and monitor.
Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds Number of countries where
Safran is located
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