Proposal Specialist in St. Louis, MO at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/10/2022

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JobID: 393657

Johnson Service Group is seeking a Proposal Specialist, for our client in the Earth City, Missouri area. This role is responsible for preparing the proposals for commercial, and/or industrial markets for our clients domestic and/or international electrical customers. The incumbent will provide detailed proposals covering scope of work, clarifications, comments, pricing, recommendations to ensure that bids and orders received are at acceptable profit levels and meet customer’s requirements. They will pursue initiatives to improve quoting effectiveness of the group and increase customer satisfaction.


  • Review and analyze customer specifications & requirements for service, warranty & aftermarket parts. Coordinate input from other departments to develop bids responsive to customer requests while simultaneously processing information on multiple and varied projects, and respond effectively to changes in priorities. Develop cost estimates for new bids, contract revisions, and aftermarket parts quotations
  • Handle customer complaints and address aftermarket parts issues in timely manner to keep high level of customer satisfaction and work closely with sales team to address any concerns and provide status updates on critical parts
  • Write complete proposal documents and revise contract documents, as required while compiling data for reporting contract scope, terms, cost and profitability, to management. Provide feedback on the commercial & industrial market trends, barriers, competition and strategy to assist in development of new customers and proposals for this market segment
  • Attend meetings to exchange information and analyze contract requirements. Participate in investigating technical problems and establishing procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences. Duties may require some domestic travel
  • Ability to prepare and track shipped goods, create shipping labels, coordinate shipments and deliveries to customer site through most economical means of transport while developing vendor relationships.
  • Manage pipeline of all parts, create purchase requisitions in SAP, invoice, and track all parts shipped for timely delivery to meet customer expectations for on-time delivery and quality
  • Utilize engineering data, drawings, customer specifications, layouts, site photos and related information to prepare cost estimates, requests for quotations for purchase of components, evaluate supplier quotations and summarize total cost estimates


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, business or related field and 2 to 5 years of experience; OR Associate degree and 4 to 7 years of experience
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work within the United States
  • Knowledge of transformers, drawings systems, and work experience within the commercial and industrial industry is preferred
  • Requires strong knowledge of the organization's products, understanding of drawings and related documents, and ability to prepare cost estimates. Interfacing with other groups requires ability to communicate effectively. Work is subject to general overview to ensure quality

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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