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Tendering Engineer

Schneider Electric





Posted: 25/11/2022

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Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.

€25.7bn global revenue

(Apply online only)+ employees in 100+ countries

45% of revenue from IoT

5% of revenue devoted for R&D

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.


Could you be our next Tendering Engineer? Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our well-established team as a Tendering Engineer in Leeds. Work within the Tendering Team to produce quotations for Leeds medium voltage products, meeting the expected service levels of customers and achieve and exceed quotation lead time and conversion rates.

You'll spend your time doing the following:

• Produce tenders as necessary according to department loading demands;

• Review all enquiries and identify those which can be offered using the standard pricing;

• Work in collaboration with the external salesforce to support and execute strategies to establish products and solutions during identification phase;

• Ensure that Standard quotation and pricing tools used within the tendering process, are kept continually updated to meet market needs;

• Review and approve tender price/costing estimates and submit for management approval in accordance with the tendering processes;

• Ensure that formal risk analysis and mitigation is carried out on appropriate tenders and is submitted with approval requests;

• Ensure all orders received against a tender are properly verified to be in line with the quotation and all information is present prior to handover to contracts;

• Ensure that all opportunities and quotes are correctly entered into the Schneider CRM tool and that all activities and intelligence is recorded and maintained in the system; About you:

• Be qualified to degree level in relevant discipline (Engineering or Business) or equivalent experience

• Sound commercial knowledge of the customer base and their business drivers

• Be able to demonstrate related work experience and a strong track record in similar role

• Understanding of competitor offers and up to date switchgear technology

• Awareness of the company's manufacturing/purchasing strategy & manufacturing capability

• Knowledge of commercial terms and conditions

• Understanding of the function of other departments


What will help your application progress:

• Proven previous knowledge of tendering procedures

• Knowledge of management philosophies/team building techniques

• Understanding of HV Electrical distribution systems

• Commercial negotiation skills

• Commercial judgement

• ability to estimate the potential value of an enquiry/tender, and the chance of success

• Ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken

• Fully PC & Windows Excel/Word/PowerPoint literate

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process. 

This position will be posted until filled. If you are not selected for an interview, you will receive electronic notification; you are not guaranteed a call from the recruiting team

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