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Southwire Senior Specialist, Technical Proposal in Carrollton, Georgia

Senior Specialist, Technical Proposal

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Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: CTONSOUTHPARKST

Southwire Job Description

Job Summary/Objective:

The Senior Technical Proposal Specialist will work to continually improve the overall workflow of the industrial sales proposal process from initial inquiry to final sale. The candidate will work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within SCR to develop and tailor sales proposals and cost estimates to meet customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Works with all engineering disciplines in SCR to identify and clarify the scope of work needed and type of proposal which will best meet customer’s needs.

• Requires in-depth knowledge and experience with SCR systems to provide technical input into bid proposals, projects and technical documents within the sales process, and identifies additional sales opportunities with existing customers.

• Responsible for continued development and maintenance of a professional looking and written proposal including formatting and technical editing and ensuring proposals are responsive, thorough, and consistent in layout and design.

• Works closely with proposal SMEs to solve complex System Upgrade requests while also responsible for editing and performing general quality control on all proposal content and incorporates technical data and specifications into concise descriptions.

• Maintains, updates, and improves cost estimating database including the preparation of cost estimates for new system and upgrade proposals.

• Leads the process to standardize the Proposal and Sales Cycle from initial inquiry through final sale working to integrate this standard process with the after-sale Project Management process.

• Works independently will minimal guidance to meet customers direct needs.

Education, Experience, and Skills

Required

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Specialized Degree: Engineering

Years of Experience: 10Field of Expertise: Technical writing, Cost Estimating, Technical Sales

Preferred

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Years of Experience: 10Other Preferred Skills, Licenses, & Certificates: SAP, ISO, Proposal Management Software (Qvidian)

Competencies

Action Oriented

Balances Stakeholders

Collaborates

Customer Focus

Nimble Learning

Plans and Aligns

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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