Bid & Proposal Engineer

Company Details


ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. 

In our Robotics & Discrete Automation Business, for General Industry Business Line located in Sesto San Giovanni, we are looking for the Bid and Proposal Engineer.

Your responsibilities

  • Bid and proposal activities related to customer’s requests for quotation (technical and economical contents)
  • Design and engineering activities during project execution (cost and development time)
  • Technical specification for the suppliers
  • Coordination and validation of the suppliers deliverables
  • Standardization of proven concept and solutions to replicate them as function packages

Your background

  • Engineering degree, or technical/scientific high school certificate with a meaningful experience in automation
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar field
  • Specialist in mechanics with understanding of electrical/software arguments
  • Good English knowledge both written and spoken
  • Strong automation background in one of the above mentioned applications (collaborative robotics / flexible automation for small assembly / machine tending tasks)
  • Attention to details and strong problem solving attitudes
  • Have a good cross department communication relationship
  • Ability to perform presentations at customer sites
  • Ability to comprehend written and verbal communication in english language
  • Ability to work as part of a team to provide solutions to customer issues
  • Communicate effectively with both internal and external customers
  • Present a professional image to the customer
  • Manage time and set priorities for tasks


More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.
For further info: Valentina Locatelli, Talent Partner

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