Project Proposal Engineer

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022522
  • Locatie Rheden
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment with contracting
  • Branche Engineering, Energy, Gas, Water, Industrial

Over deze vacature

In this position, you are responsible for analyzing and interpreting requests for quotations until finalizing and sending the final quotation to the customer. You will investigate the technical possibilities to modify existing reciprocating, centrifugal, diaphragm, and perfiflow compressors, check and manage customer expectations, check internal stakeholders such as engineers, planning, and procurement, and set up the cost budget and writing the technical/commercial quotation. For all these steps, you can consult experts located in the Aftermarket team.


This position request that you are able to provide technical as well as commercial sales support in line with customer RFQ, wishes, and demands. Moreover, you will be the technical advisor for internal as well as external customers for revamps related to reciprocating compressors as well as centrifugal compressor (for HTC as well as non-HTC installation). Moreover, you need to have at your disposal a Mechanical - / Engineering background which enables you to calculate the thermodynamic calculations and therefore the behavior of a reciprocating compressor. In addition, you will visit customers and/or customers sites to get (required) data/request latent needs.


Originally founded by James Howden in Scotland as a marine engineering firm in 1854, Howden has grown and evolved into a global leader in manufacturing air and gas handling solutions. With the power of our engineering expertise and technology, our equipment plays an integral role within our customers’ processes, which provide safe and reliable solutions that are both sustainable and efficient. Howden supports multiple sectors including infrastructure, power generation, oil & gas, wastewater, metals, mining, and transportation.

We work in partnership with our customers, wherever they are, to deliver sustainable and customized solutions. For over a century we have built a strong global network of experts that is formed from responsive local service and delivery teams, in more than 100 countries, who are familiar with local requirements and challenges. We are proud that our people and business are part of the communities in which we operate. Our mantra is ‘revolving around you’, something that has underpinned our business since it was established. Constantly improving our products and services according to our customers’ needs, Howden has never stood still.


What will you get in return?

You will work at a company that is certified as a Top Employer by the Top Employer Institute and get the chance to develop and realize new improvements, meet customers, have technical discussions and celebrate achieving milestones of a project in a team with a good atmosphere and dedicated colleagues. We offer an interesting and challenging position within a professional, international organization with freedom to act and the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders. As we consider talent management as key to the success of our organization, we offer opportunities for personal and professional development. We offer a salary package that is fully in line with the level of the position combined with an extensive package of fringe benefits. We offer a Hybrid Working policy that provides the opportunity to work from your home office up to 3 days per week.


The successful candidate enjoys working both independently and within a team, and is flexible in interaction with others. He/she should have a strong commitment to seeking for improvements and the ability to develop him/herself. Other key characteristics are customer orientation, resilience and analytical thinking. Occasional travel will be required to visit customers.

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering
  • Affinity with compressor or within similar product range
  • Able to perform engineering studies
  • Industry background for at least 3 years
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active behavior
  • Fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal