Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc.

Proposal Engineer

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Posted On: Friday, 11th May 2018
Location: Saline, MI

Job Description:

To Apply:

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Job Summary:

Prepares quotes, purchase requisitions, orders, contracts, and PFP/RFQ responses for customers.  Serves as a liaison between Liebherr U.S. sales and service staff and Liebherr factories (LVT), and North American customers on all matters regarding Liebherr gear machines, processes, technology, tools, and related automation equipment.This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares quotes, contracts (inclusive orders to LVT) and RFP/RFQ responses for potential customers
  • Prepares retool quotes, contracts (inclusive orders to LVT) and RFP/RFQ responses for potential customers, in cooperation with LVT colleagues in Retool and TB departments
  • Maintains all quote documentation with accurate pricing and configurations
  • Maintains sales demonstration tools and applications
  • Collaborates with sales team to understand customer requirements and provide sales support
  • Maintains existing and establishes new relationships with customers
  • Resolves customer issues or difficulties in a manner that is consistent with the company mission and values
  • Provides pre-sales technical assistance and product education
  • Provides application support for Liebherr technologies
    • Time estimates
    • Tool life estimates
    • Problem solving / troubleshooting
    • Process improvements
  • Other duties assigned

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of gear nomenclature
  • Understanding of Liebherr gear technology (shaping, hobbing, skiving, and gear grinding; as well as gear cutting tools)
  • Understanding of Liebherr automation systems as they relate to gear machines
  • Proficient in MS Office, Camos, Verzahnanalyse, LC-Zeit and LCS-Zeit software
  • Ability to read technical engineering drawings and understand GD&T
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in customer relations, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Shows initiative
  • Employs analytical thinking skills

Education and Experience: 

A Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or Associate’s Degree engineering with 3 years of experience in machining and/or gear products, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.

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