General Electric Lead Proposals Specialist in Longmont, Colorado

Role Summary:

Accelerate your career as a Commercial Application Engineer for the fast-growing Measurement & Controls – Control Solutions business in Baker Hughes, a GE company. This position offers those with a strong technical background a chance to learn or enhance your skills in the commercial side of the business and work with the North American sales team to develop a complete technical and commercial solutions for our customers. This position will have the following responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Lead Proposals Specialist, you will:

  • Have understanding and technical knowledge of controls applications as applied to GE and/or Non-GE Gas / Steam Turbine control systems and Human Machine Interface (HMI) panels. Responsible for supporting new retrofit sales opportunities by developing technical and commercial offers for Control Solutions suite of offerings

  • Review and influence customer specifications to assure compliance and/or noted exceptions for development of equipment and service quotations

  • Support and provide specific project proposal support to regional team as necessary, including strategy, RFQ review/analysis, technical scoping, costing and proposal development as necessary to grow segment business

  • Provide commercialization support of existing and developing hardware and software products, including joint site visits, sales calls and seminars

  • Work closely with sales team to develop opportunities, formulate a strategy and present a solution to customers and close deals

  • Provide potential hardware and service package solutions to provide most costs effective, technically appropriate solution to meet the customer’s need

  • Make technical presentations to all levels of customer organization

  • Develop engineering and installation work scopes, schedules and cost estimates to facilitate total scope project offerings

  • Contribute to and leverage existing technical library of source materials related to industry applications, system configurations / hardware, design standards, etc. to provide timely technical information

  • Manage and negotiate commercial and contractual risk within the Inquiry to Order (ITO) process

  • Contribute to individual deal strategies to drive both price and hit rate

  • Provide technical support to execution teams to ensure successful projects

  • Contribute positively to regional sales, orders, profitability, and ITO quality goals Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 3 years experience in developing and writing specifications and/or proposalsEligibility requirements:

  • Travel up to 20% of the time, as required Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Effective use of Personal Computer Technologies

  • Creative solution and problem-solving skills

  • Commercial and contractual expertise

  • Field service or requisition engineering experience of more than 5 years preferred

  • Extensive application / design knowledge of turbine control applications

  • Green Belt certification (GE Employees Only)PLEASE NOTE: Longmont, Colorado is the preferred location, however Houston, Texas may be considered About Us: Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Colorado, Texas; Longmont, Houston. otherGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.