Proposal specialist

Schneider Electric Systems Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Based on qualification and experience the salary for this position starts at 2000 EUR/monthly.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The purpose of this role is the responsibility for the bidding process regarding large, complex proposals including service solutions, process design consulting or manufacturing services. Manages the bid submission process from initial contact through contract signing; places particular emphasis on establishing the trading terms. May also be responsible for validating/endorsing the technical solution.

• Identify proposal risks, e.g., areas where the proposal fails to meet customer specification, or where company may be at a competitive disadvantage, and initiate appropriate action to minimize these risks. E.g. Create compliance and/or deviation tables to the RFQ.
• Review and interpret customer technical specifications, working closely with technical support consultants or account representatives to develop the layout of the proposal, and to resolve the more complex technical questions that may arise during proposal development.
• Prepare proposal schedule, notifying all involved parties of commitments and deadlines and soliciting active account manager participation from the sales force. Coordination with other departments to gather accurate information required for the proposal.
• Apply detailed knowledge of company policies and organization to ensure that all issues/questions are resolved before proposal is turned over to operations. May be required to visit customer sites and participate in product demonstrations.
• Work independently with customer specifications, configure the control systems for the proposal, and determine the scope of the project and the value-added services involved, compile project costs and provide pricing data necessary for discount authorization requests.
• Generate final customer proposal, utilizing PC based graphics and desktop publishing packages, to develop a product which is both accurate and aesthetically appealing to the customer.
• Apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Perform all other inside sales functions, as required.

Employee perks, benefits

Cafeteria Program for all employees, flexible working hours, possibility of home office, learning and development opportunities, working in a great multinational team of top global company.

• ‘We are Straightforward. We do what we say and we communicate in simple ways. We behave with integrity.'
• ‘We Challenge ourselves and others to rethink what is expected. We are agile and move at the speed of change.’
• ‘We are Open. We value differences. We listen. We learn, connect and collaborate with others.'
• ‘We are Passionate about our customers, our people, our business and our technology. We are positive in our approach to finding solutions that better our lives.'
• ‘We are Effective. We deliver on promises. We are pragmatic, fast and we compete to win.'

Information about the selection process

Thank you for your job application. If you are interested in this position, please send us your CV in English.
Please mind we will contact only candidates fulfilling position requirements. Thank you for your understanding.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Industrial automation, Process Control, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial automation, Process Control, Information Technologies, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field;
• Minimum 4 - 6 years of experience in sales support environment or delivery position;
• Experience made within the Process Automation Industry;
• Good knowledge of PLC and DCS systems;
• Oil & Gas process knowledge;
• Excellent computer skills, including expertise in MS Office, Word, Excel, blind typing on PC keyboard is an advantage;
• Strong analytical skills and good communication skills;
• English – fluent (writing and speaking); other local language is an advantage;

• Advanced knowledge of SCADA HMI, Modicon PLC.


Brief description of the company

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

Schneider Electric Systems Slovakia, part of Schneider Electric group, is a global technology leader in process automation and software solutions offering safety, critical and distributed control systems, measurement & instrumentation products, visualization and simulation software solutions. The marketplace knows us from our premier brands - Avantis, Eurotherm, Modicon, Foxboro, Simsci-Esscor, Triconex and Wonderware.

Engineering Excellence Center (EEC) has been operating in Bratislava since 2008 and employs up to 90+ employees. The EEC has been successfully executing engineering projects for well-known global customers in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, power and other industry.

Schneider Electric employs 160,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Schneider Electric Systems Slovakia s.r.o.
Rožňavská 24
821 04 Bratislava
ID: 3419531   Megjelentetés dátuma: 2018.06.13.   A (bruttó) bér alapösszetevője és egyéb juttatások:   Based on qualification and experience the salary for this position starts at 2000 EUR/monthly.