Building Technologies

Design & Proposals Engineer



Due to the infrastructure throughout the UK you will have the opportunity to be based out of a local office.


  • To have responsibility for quoting and securing circa £2m per annum of profitable contracting works relating to refrigeration and process cooling installations.
  • Show capabilities to widen the customer base to include new contracts and customers within the refrigeration industry not at present doing business with them my client.
  • Support contracts engineer in execution involving design, purchasing and contract management.


  • To accurately estimate projects identifying the correct tailored solution to meet the customers’ requirements
  • In conjunction with SE Area Manager to ensure maximum coverage within the regions to secure the required level of contacting business
  • To carry out design and proposals within the bounds of our “in-house knowledge”, discuss and agree sales margins with management and to ensure that these margins are achieved and maintained at contract completion
  • To correctly plan and meet time lines in processing enquires to ensure the company meets the customer commitments
  • To assist and exercise proper control over work in progress, ensuring speedy job completion
  • To ensure that the company’s technical safety standards are maintained and to make recommendations for improvements as necessary
  • Verification of supplier invoicing against orders raised and the preparation of a detailed sales invoice(s), in accordance with the company operating procedures
  • To accurately evaluate contract performance, to report on this performance monthly and to accurately forecast short term future business


  • Good technical knowledge, application and experience in large commercial and industrial refrigeration systems


  • Recognised indentured apprenticeship (Mechanical and/or Electrical) plus minimum five years as/or Proposals/Design/Contacts/Project Engineer
  • Technical sales and quoting experience with all aspects of refrigeration and air conditioning essential (Mechanical and Electrical)
  • Good communicator, both verbal and written

For more information about this opportunity, please call Henry James on 01293 608708

Job Summary
  • JOB ID:

  • Region:

    South East and/or London
  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience
  • Benefits:

    Pension + Competitive Benefits
  • Details:

    One of the world’s largest industrial refrigeration manufacturers with a heritage spanning over 100 years. Providing bespoke refrigeration solutions into a wide range of applications including Pharmaceutical, Food Factories, Marine, Oil and Gas and Breweries. Now looking to appoint a Design and Proposals Engineer to enhance their tender and projects team.
  • Contact:

    Henry James