Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Proposals Manager (Open) in Crewe Millennium Gate,
43995BRReq No.:43995BRJob Description and Qualifications: Air Products is a world leading industrial gas company. Founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1940, the business quickly grew and established with a presence in 50 countries worldwide and boasting more than 20,000 employees around the globe.
At Air Products we reimagine what’s possible and continue to lead the way in developing products and technological solutions that protect the environment, boost productivity, and energise the future. We do this by putting safety first, making sure we all belong and matter having a diverse and inclusive environment and building tomorrow together.
Sustainability is at the heart of our business – our higher purpose is to bring people together to collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental challenges. Guided by our Grow-Conserve-Care sustainability approach, we are driving sustainable growth by building, owning, and operating the world’s largest gasification, carbon capture and hydrogen projects.
We are committed to delivering this work safely, with zero accidents and zero incidents. We want our employees to return home to their families safe and healthy.
We are now looking for an experienced Proposals Manager to support the Standard Plants Product Line for bidding activities within EMEA. You will be working closely with the Proposals Management team in Crewe, Cheshire, UK.
As the Proposals Manager, you will be:
Developing cost estimates and technical proposals for screening, budgetary and firm bids, including project schedules and site layouts to support the commercial team.
Broad-based technical expertise for Standard Plants products.
Driving competitiveness in offerings, as well as each individual proposal to support winning profitable business for Air Products.
Collaborating in developing winning strategies in conjunction with the commercial areas, Engineering Product Owners, and Functional Engineering teams by understanding the competitive environment, the most efficient options to meet customer needs, and successfully working with customers, suppliers, and contractors.
Understanding the commercial implications of the details of each estimate, making business critical decisions to drive the competitiveness of the proposal.
Developing, owning, and maintaining the costing tools, and other project development tools used to estimate projects, and develop proposals.
Nurturing risk management efforts in the project development phase, identifying risks and opportunities, and recommending mitigating strategies in documented risk management plans.
Ensuring that Engineering Standards, Engineering Procedures, and Work Instructions are understood, followed consistently, and improved upon where vital, to enable efficient project development and execution.
To be successful, you will have :
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent underpinned with significant experience in a similar or related environment.
Previous proposal management, project development, project engineering, or engineered product development experience preferred.
Proven strong leadership skills, with the ability to be outspoken, persistent, and hold people accountable to commitments.
Strong interpersonal and administrative skills.
Strong skills in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint (required) and Microsoft
Share Point (desired).
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization, leading meetings, and managing conversations effectively with high-level management.
Ability to work independently, being accountable for accomplishing work with minimal direction.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to take initiative with an entrepreneurial attitude.
What’s in it for you!
As a strong global business, Air Products affords employees the opportunity and freedom to move between roles, countries, and specialisms to find the right career path for them.
Learning and development opportunities – providing resources and tools to help you realise your full potential.
A competitive salary – that recognizes the experience, skills, and abilities you bring to the company.
A committed approach to sustainability – giving you peace of mind that you are working for a business that cares deeply about the environment and has set related performance goals.
A positive experience – from recruitment to onboarding, development, and retirement. You will know you belong and matter at every stage.
At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. Come and grow with us!
In order to get back to you on your application in a compliant and fast and productive way – we look forward to receiving your details via the apply option on our website or job board this role is posted on.
Job Title:Proposals Manager (Open)Employment Status:Full TimeLocation:EU-UK-Crewe Millennium Gate Country:United KingdomRegion:EuropeOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Gardner Rotoflow and Standard Products