Sr. Proposal Manager - Material Handling Systems / Fulfillment and Distribution

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Posted on 10/06/2020

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Industrial Automation / Tool & Die


Manufacturing / Production

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree


$120,000 - $140,000 plus bonus

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Sr. Proposal Manager - Material Handling Equipment
Proposal Manager - Material Handling Systems / Fulfillment and Distribution
Leading provider of integrated fulfillment and distribution systems is seeking a Sr Proposal Manager.
In this role you will oversee all aspects of engineered solutions for  DC and  ecommerce customers.
*Prefer someone based in the Cincinnati OH / Louisville KY area.   
Basic Responsibilities:
Perform an in-depth data analysis of the information provided
o          Establish the design criteria and validate with the customer
o          Develop storage and processing concepts based on the design parameters and data analysis.
o          Determine labor requirements, cost savings opportunities, and expected system flow rates.
o          Develop a return on investment (ROI) analysis and justification for design
o          Develop system layout concepts to include software, ET, Etc
o          Develop Budget Pricing or response the Customer RFP/RFQ
*Seven to ten years leading in a Distribution environment in an Industrial Engineering or/and Senior Operations role preferred. Experience with a MH design consultant, MHE Integrator or MH equipment Manufacturing background is a plus.
*Must be able to understand and interpret financial statistics such as Return on Investment (ROI), Cost of Goods (COGs), other common financial terminology found within a distribution environment
*Experience in planning, managing project teams and executing medium to large complex material handling projects working with conveyor systems, racking, storage systems, robotics and shelving.
*Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously and comfortable in a fast pace environment, working on multiple projects.  Strong planning skills 
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project) and AutoCad.
*Industry knowledge related to supply chain, logistics, material handling systems, and software such as WMS, WCS, ERP, etc. preferred
 *Ability to travel up to 30% to 50% or as needed; willing to work extended hours to support Proposal, Contract activities
*BS Degree (Engineering, Operations Mgmt., Etc.) preferred.
Income - $120,000 - $140,000 plus Bonus
Please send resume as Word attachment, to and reference job #4425JE in subject line.