Tendering Engineer / Bid / Tender / Proposals / Quotations

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12375
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Actemium Automation
  • Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, East Midlands / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Generous Benefits (see below)
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Tendering Engineer who has a background in Control Systems Integration with experience preparing and submitting tenders in collaboration with a Sales Team is required to join our team at Actemium Automation based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, East Midlands.


Are you a skilled Tendering Engineer with a solid automation background looking for an exciting opportunity in the automation industry?


Do you have the engineering knowledge / automation / control systems background and want to combine that with a desire to work with our customers on the front line?

If either of these scenarios fit, we would like to hear from you!


SALARY: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Generous Benefits (see below)

LOCATION: Hybrid Working from Home and the Office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, East Midlands (Candidates must live within a commutable distance to Ilkeston)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 Hours per Week, Flexible Hours



An exciting opportunity has become available for a Tendering Engineer who has a background in Control Systems Integration with experience preparing and submitting tenders in collaboration with a Sales Team.

Working as the Tendering Engineer you will play a crucial role in our project lifecycle.

A customer focused role, as the Tendering Engineering you will assist the business in scoping out new opportunities, creating tenders, direct sourcing and working collaboratively with the Project Managers and Engineers.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your main responsibilities as a Tendering Engineer include:

  • Preparing and submitting tenders: Collaborate with our sales and engineering teams to create competitive and accurate tender proposals
  • Cost estimation: Analyse project requirements, evaluate costs, and provide detailed estimates
  • Technical understanding: Understand client specifications and translate them into effective technical proposals
  • Risk assessment: Identify potential risks and propose mitigation strategies
  • Client communication: Engage with clients during the tender process, addressing queries and ensuring clarity



Who are Actemium Automation Nottingham?

Actemium Automation Nottingham are part of the VINCI Energies UK and ROI operating within Actemium Automation. Actemium have been providing high quality engineering solutions and services in the UK since 1907.


The Wider Vinci Group

Vinci’s de-centralised business model allows us to provide our customers with the resources, vitality, and strength of a large global company, while still delivering local personalised service. Along with the other business units in the Actemium Automation family, we employ over 250 people at 16 locations across the UK.

Vinci are a world leader in engineering and construction with 220,000 employees operating out of 3,000 offices in 120 countries across the globe



  • Engineering background with a degree in Electrical or related field
  • Proven experience in tendering, preferably in automation however open to other engineering projects
  • Understanding of Automation in particular, Allen Bradley and Siemens industrial Control Systems
  • Attention to detail with the ability to analyse complex requirements and create precise proposals
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with a willingness to take on new skills & knowledge
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK



  • Holidays – 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Health Shield – Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Vinci Share Scheme (6 Month LOS qualifying period)
  • EV Car Purchase Scheme (1 Year LOS qualifying period)
  • Company Pension Scheme (Contributions matched up to 6%)
  • Hybrid working options following completion of probationary period
  • Disability Benefit Scheme and Death in Service Insurance





To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.


This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Actemium Automation