Proposals Engineer


The Role

We are now seeking a new Proposals Engineer to join the Proposals Team in order to provide customer and prospect support. This exciting role requires a broad range of skills and the successful candidate will be required to undertake the following key responsibilities:


  • To prepare technical quotations, datasheets, letters and other documents relating to the promotion of Amazon Filters received direct from the prospect/customer or our External Sales Team. 

  • Investigate costs and prepare cost sheets for modification to standard products or for bespoke products. From initial basic design (following existing formats), sourcing materials (internal system or external quotation) and final bid to client.

  • Respond to general and technical enquiries, to include filter cross referencing (learn competitor products), estimating and product sizing 

  • Advise clients on product choice and introduce new products

  • Contribute to design ideas by consulting with the sales team and clients

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with the supported accounts

  • To follow up quotations and other enquiries effectively and on time, when requested

  • To maintain customer record cards using the system provided.

  • To work effectively with the External Sales and Customer Service Teams

  • Facilitate discussions between customers, external sales and non-customer facing internal teams in order to effectively handover received orders to the relevant departments

  • Assist with customer concerns and progress through to the relevant department in order to achieve a resolution 


The Candidate 

The successful candidate will find this an interesting and challenging position and should have: 


  • A Degree or HNC in Engineering/Science discipline

  • Mechanical engineering bias

  • Experience of estimation costing and technical quotation preparation 

  • A mechanical engineering background

  • Internal Sales experience and a customer contact background

  • Knowledge of pressure vessels, filtration or a background in the process industry would be highly desirable  

  • Knowledge of pressure vessel design codes such as ASME VIII, PD5500 or EN13445 be highly desirable 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Confidence and drive with the ability to prioritise under pressure

  • Logical and organised approach to daily workloads

  • Computer literate with familiarisation of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word, PDF Editors 


To Apply

Amazon Filters Ltd is an established and rapidly expanding filter manufacturer supplying first class filtration solutions to a host of Process Industries.  We have a friendly and modern working environment, where the successful candidate’s contribution will make them a valuable and prominent member of the team. 


Joining Amazon Filters at this exciting time offers; competitive basic salary, pension scheme and other additional Company benefits. 


If you are interested in applying for the position please forward your CV with a covering letter to our HR Department at or contact us on 01276 670 600 for further information.


Deadline for applications is 17th January 2020.