Productive Workplace; recognition for achievements; friendly and cooperative atmosphere.
Marketing Engineer, Lifecycle Proposals (Current Employee) – Pittsburgh, PA – December 28, 2016
A typical day at my current job is reviewing specifications for proposals to customers, developing pricing and scope of work details, writing and editing proposals, collaborating with sales, engineering and contract negotiators to achieve best proposal value for Emerson and the customer. I also prepare Order Entry packages for Purchase Order booking and invoicing, cashflow analyses and LOA presentations.
I have learned about distributed control systems and their inner workings (I/O, controllers, power supplies, digital genertator controls, etc.). In addition I have learned about the sales side of Contract Negotiation, which has been very interesting and helpful in writing proposals.
My co-workers are hard workers with varied backgrounds and interests, and some of the nicest people I have ever worked with. Very thoughtful and helpful, my co-workers are also talented and knowledgeable.
The hardest part of my job is retrieving information from sales and engineeering for my proposals when time is tight. The way around that is telling them that due dates will be missed if information is not received in a timely fashion. It ususally works.
The most enjoyable part of my job is seeing that a Purchase Order is received from the customer(s) who received my proposal(s). Can't ask for better than that!
Setting my own 8-hour work day to fit my needs.
high-cost healthcare and one (1)- week vacations