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Customer Service

Proposal Manager

Job Summary

As a proposal manager, you will work at a dynamic pace to develop high-tech projects internationally, participate in internal and external technical and commercial meetings, and collaborate with globally recognized companies to deploy new technologies.

Within the sales team, you will be responsible for client proposals assigned to you from the identification of an opportunity until the proposal is issued.

You will need to thoroughly understand the client’s needs to determine the best way to apply our robotic finishing and automated visual inspection solutions. You will interact with local and international clients as well as with other groups within AV&R, such as engineering, robotic finishing, automated visual inspection, software, administration, and legal.

You will ensure the final quality of proposals to maintain AV&R’s brand image, high level of professionalism, and customer satisfaction.

Position type: Full-time
Duration: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
Immediate supervisor: Proposal Supervisor

Responsabilities and Main Tasks

  • Establish and manage priorities in a dynamic and evolving work environment; 
  • Establish the scales for technical offers in the context of deploying new technologies;
  • Define project requirements, the technologies to be used, compliance with client requests, and the adaptation of our products to client needs;
  • Draft client proposals within established deadlines;
  • Ensure the accuracy of costs for products/services offered
  • Assist business development representatives in client communications throughout the proposal process;
  • Use customer relationship management (CRM) software for opportunity tracking;
  • Consult the legal department for any legal issues throughout the proposal process;
  • Communicate any non-standard elements of a proposal to the proposal supervisor
  • Share relevant information (technical or administrative) with various AV&R groups;
  • Perform any other related tasks.

Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automated Production Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, or relevant experience.

Relevant years of experience: 5 years in the field of automated systems.

Personal Qualities and Skills:

 
  • Diverse knowledge in mechanical/electrical/robotics/software engineering;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, along with deadlines and pressure;
  • Rigor and keen insight;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in French and English, both spoken and written;
  • Professionalism and interpersonal skills;
  • High degree of autonomy;
  • Meticulous, organized, passionate, conscientious, and creative;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Available for occasional international travel.

Benefits

  • Possibility of remote work;
  • Flexible schedule;
  • Group insurance;
  • Group RRSP;
  • Organized social activities;
  • Free coffee and fruits;
  • Paid leave for birthday;
  • Work-life balance;
  • Telemedicine program;
  • Enhanced parental leave;
  • Gym facility;
  • And many more.

Who Are We?

AV&R is a globally recognized Quebec engineering company specializing in robotics, operating in the aerospace, energy, and orthopedic sectors.

We design complex robotic systems with a high level of technology. Our team of engineering graduates has developed expertise in gas turbine parts and orthopedic implants.

Specifically, AV&R offers robotic finishing machines (profiling, sanding, deburring) and automated visual inspection machines to manufacturers of gas turbine parts used in both aircraft engines and energy generation, as well as to manufacturers of orthopedic implants.

At AV&R, we know that process automation is useful to humans, and we believe it should be simplified. That’s why we’ve made it our mission: humanizing robotics! This means we want to make robots more accessible and tailored to our clients’ needs so they can be easily implemented in manufacturing plants, regardless of their field. The daily actions of AV&R employees are thus guided by the ambition to:

  • Simplify robot programming so that everyone can program them;
  • Make robots intelligent so they can react to their environment;
  • Collaborate with robots to assist humans in difficult tasks, not replace them;
  • Make our robotic solutions accessible to everyone by optimizing costs;
  • Guarantee safety to protect humans nearby.