Proposal Specialist

Job Locations
US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-GA-Atlanta | US-WI-Wauwatosa | US-TX-Austin
Customer Service/Support
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Entry Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
3 weeks ago(10/9/2020 2:16 PM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Dematic has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

The Role


Dematic has an immediate need for a Proposal Specialist to be based in one of the many U.S. offices located in the following states (Michigan, Wisconsin, Texas or Georgia). This role is responsible to write and coordinate our technical/contractual sales business proposal documents for our Solutions team.


Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Produce best in class proposals as part of the Solutions team.
  • Coordinate, write and edit proposal content for adherence to technical, contractual and quality standards.
  • Integrate opportunity specific detail from various business team authors into the proposal.
  • Ability to understand complex, technical information and communicate it with practical language.
  • Flexibility when managing schedules, tasks, content and requirements.
  • Ability to follow procedures and apply standards, styles, and templates to ensure common documentation look and feel.
  • Work proactively in the continuous improvement of company proposal templates and proposal processes.
  • Function as a subject matter expert regarding technical and contractual proposal content and language.


Job Family Responsibilities:

  • Participates in all aspects of sales proposals from product and service deliverables to determining proposal accuracy and quality.
  • Replies to sales inquiries and proposal requests in a highly professional and timely manner.
  • Participates on business teams to development sales offers that target the achievement of company goals.
  • Assists sales staff in the submission of company proposal documents.


What We Are Looking For

Qualification Requirements:

  • BS/BA in related discipline or advanced degree. Certification may be required in some areas.
  • Typically, two to five years of successful experience in proposal writing/management, contract writing/management or related field and has successfully demonstrated the key responsibilities as presented above.
  • Experience in multi-facility, international organization and adept at working in diverse multi-cultural, fast-paced corporate environment successfully.
  • High degree of proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and the ability to quickly learn new software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (both technical and non-technical).
  • Knowledge of material handling systems (operations, equipment, software) helpful, but not required.
  • Drive for continued learning and models our values of Integrity, Collaboration, Courage, and Excellence.


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