Contracts Engineer

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
This role is responsible for managing through to completion all aspects of Engineered orders for our OEM Customer base. This primarily involves the Contract Management of these orders, but may also be requested to be involved in the Bidding aspects as and when required. The project scope may include all the JC product range (including, but not limited to, wet / gas seals and their associated systems, couplings, filtration), with the primary objective to ensure each project is delivered on time, to the correct specification and within budget. The candidate will be expected to attend Customer meetings at their respective sites. The individual will need to develop working relationships with both Customers & our internal / external supply chain

Duties and Responsibilities:

* To support the contract management (and selection / bidding as and when required) of high value engineered orders for our Engineered OEM sales team

* To ensure commercial and technical compliance of all project orders and put in place project milestones and ensure timely completion of these milestones.

* To develop an interface and maintain good working relationships with Customers, external suppliers, our own manufacturing plants and all internal key functions (Sales management, engineering, procurement, manufacturing plants, QA, etc).

* To manage project finances through to payment of final invoice, including dealing with / coordinating warranty claims.

* To close out of final documentation as required by the customer within required deadlines. Update of Customer and internal databases

* To liaise with Senior Management on order book updates and project status as and when required.

Required skills and experience:

* A basic technical appreciation of mechanical seals, wet seal systems, filters, couplings & bearings

* Good customer facing, presentation, communication skills and ability to work well with Management team and local sales & service personnel

* Having excellent attention to details to ensure management of full project to achieve Customer expectations.

* Having a positive ‘can do’ attitude – sometimes in the face of operational and commercial difficulties

* Ability to assess commercial, contractual and technical risks associated with Customer documentation and communications.

* Can either lead or support opportunities, working as part of team or alone

* Can assess and understand when issues need to be managed at individual, team level or escalated to Senior Management

* Can act professionally and represent John Crane in front of Customers, operating within delegation of authority, etc

* Can track, monitor, and report on / update on initiatives being supported.

About us:

John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (£830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components

Reference: 210197173

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