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Auburn Hills, Michigan - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 12 October 2017
Job Description

Current Position - Estimator/Proposal Engineer: This position is for an inside sales position in Auburn Hills, MI with proposal and estimating experience; an individual who has excellent teamwork skills, but is also capable of using independent judgment. This individual would be responsible for estimating various projects, from simple equipment upgrades to complete robotic application and conveyor systems. Additionally this individual will interface directly to our customers and suppliers so communication skills are very important. Esys offers competitive salary, benefits, and profit sharing all which start immediately upon hire.

Essential Functions:

  • Effective communication skills are a necessity because we require employees of all levels to communicate directly with both our customers as well as our suppliers.
  • Interact with cross functional team members from Engineering, Process Lab, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Commissioning to solicit input and buy in to pursuit approaches and proposals
  • Experienced with working with industrial trades contractors (ie piping, electrical and rigging).
  • High commitment level to ensure engineering team has provided solutions that directly reduce risk level of Esys provided automated systems
  • Operate in a collaborative Sales/Estimating team comprising of Esys product, sales, proposals, and execution
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/sow analysis/pursuit estimates/proposals drafts
  • Full autonomies with effective time management, multitasking, producing and managing priorities and schedule to accommodate entire business pursuit cycle
  • A strong sense of proposal commitment to accuracy and accountability
  • Intermediate travel to meet customers, support all proposal activities with technical and commercial content, technical recommendations and process analysis
  • Obtain external quotes from vendor base, find new support sources
  • Develop and build knowledge of OEM specifications and how they relate to Esys standards
  • Development and generation of solutions exploiting Esys enabling technology (products) and Process Knowledge in Dispense/Paint, Press & Polymers, Powertrain and BiW
  • Prepare process analysis, concept generation, cycle time analysis and develop alternate process solutions
  • Prepare work estimates by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
  • Present prepared estimate based on customer requirements by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
  • Prepare proposal clarification/compliance matrixes
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications
  • Provide North American sales team with technical sales support
  • Ensures that Esys products and services continue to be the benchmark within the industry
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Esys Core Beliefs
  • Demonstrates a commitment to safe work practices while on Esys or the customer's premises
  • Other duties as assigned

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with Electrical & Pneumatic controls design
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and mechanical design drawings
  • Ability to locate competitive installation subcontractors in both existing work areas and new locations
  • Ability to provide comparative analyses of subcontractor bids
  • Utilize extensive industrial knowledge and effectively working with project teams and customers to design and estimate complete systems
  • Ability to identify and quantify cost factors, such as time, materials, expenses, tooling, etc.
  • Expert level skills in MS Excel software
  • Intermediate proficiency with Google Applications (such as Gmail, Calendar and Docs)
  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work onsite within the Esys offices or at customer locations as required
  • Ability to meet deadlines without endangering the safety of himself/herself or others, or the integrity of the equipment
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers, and maintain a positive working relationship, which at times may be under difficult circumstances and/or high-pressure situations
  • Able to travel up to 20%

Required Education and Experience:

  • Previous successful project awards, due to correctly interpreting customers work scopes, determining inclusions & competitive pricing
  • 5+ years of experience in a estimating
  • A mechanical or controls engineering degree or a technical college diploma or a technical trade certification and/or equivalent work experience
Company Description Esys Automation is an engineering and manufacturing systems integration firm located in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We are comprised of over one hundred talented engineers who take pride in providing quality products and services to our customers. At Esys we believe that the future of our company rests squarely on the knowledge, imagination, skills, teamwork & integrity of our employees. Relocation is not available at this time. Applicants must possess current unrestricted authorization to work in the US. Please, no third party calls.

Our Work Includes:
Engineering services and integrated manufacturing systems for a wide range of industries and applications. Some of the areas our team has excelled in are: Design and Build of PLC Based Control Systems, Robotic Sealing and Coating Applications, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), and Tire & Wheel Assembly Solutions. Esys also provides complete Manufacturing Systems Integration, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, Part Identification & Vision Systems, Material Handling Systems, Part Tracking & Traceability, and Custom Control Systems.

What We Offer:
Esys Automation understands that high quality people are required to deliver high quality systems and services to our customers. To attract the best, we strive to become the Workplace of Choice. Esys Automation has won, for the third year in a row, Detroit Free Press' Top Workplaces award. We are a project oriented company that successfully implements projects by creating highly efficient and technical teams. These teams enjoy a level of autonomy and responsibility that promotes innovative thinking and sense of ownership. What we offer is an environment that fosters team work, learning, and creativity. At Esys, we encourage our employees to continuously learn through 3rd party training classes as well as internal mentorship arrangements. Listed below are some of the other benefits enjoyed by our team, all which are available immediately upon hire:

- Open book management philosophy. The company financials are open for all employees to see (sales, revenue, costs, profits, etc.)
- Profit Sharing Plan
- 401K Plan with matching
- Flex time
- Medical, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Medical Waiver Compensation for those opting out of Medical Insurance
- Short and long term disability Insurance
- Cell Phone reimbursement
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Time Off

Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States of America
Esys Automation
Esys Automation
10/12/2017 10:25:41 AM

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