Design & Proposal Engineer

Design & Proposal Engineer

Fulltime (40 hours)

We are building the world of tomorrow. And continue to do so. Every day anew.

KUBO is the global specialist in innovative and sustainable greenhouse projects. We are a family business with more than 75 years of experience in greenhouse horticulture. With this knowledge and experience, we continuously focus on new developments and unique innovations for our customers. In this way we create an answer to the scarcity of nutrients, CO2 reduction and locally and safely produced food. KUBO leads the way with a sustainable view on covered cultivation worldwide. In-house research and development forms the basis for unique innovations such as the Ultra-Clima® greenhouse. Our vision is to make a real difference to people and the planet. Working at KUBO therefore means building the sustainable world of tomorrow!

KUBO is part of the KUBO Group and by now consists of approximately 150 employees who are active in the office, in our own production facility in the Netherlands and on construction sites worldwide. We have already opened locations in China, Canada and the USA and will continue to expand in the coming years. We are also proud of the fact that PDI, HAWE and SDF have recently joined the KUBO Group. This allows us to offer an even more complete range to our customers and to respond to market developments.

Due to the growth of our organization, we are immediately looking for a new colleague for the position:

Design & Proposal Engineer

Job Description

In this technical - commercial role as a Design & Proposal Engineer, you are responsible for developing customer requests. You are involved in the process from the first moment. In cooperation with the Sales Managers you translate the customer needs into a suitable solution for the customer. You are responsible for the delivery of specifications, technical documents, drawings, strength calculations, delivery times and cost price calculations. You will do all this in close cooperation with all parties involved, colleagues and partners at home and abroad. Together we make the difference! You are a very important link to ensure that the customer and KUBO (with its partners) can be successful.

Furthermore you are responsible for:

  • Translating customer needs for turn-key greenhouse projects according to the "Full Service Grow Concept" worldwide;
  • Technical coordination with suppliers and KUBO partners for new projects;
  • Developing and optimizing (standard) designs so that the quality, reliability and functionality of the greenhouse can be increased and the cost price can be reduced;
  • Supporting the Sales Manager with your technical input during meetings with the customer. Where necessary by means of presentations and/or calculations;
  • Checking the quotation forms and suggesting improvements (in cooperation with sales colleagues) of the greenhouse design, offered products and support;
  • Consultation with various departments and external parties to achieve an optimized design and total proposition;
  • Providing contract additions and alternatives for existing and current contracts;
  • Actively maintaining contact with our partners in order to maintain good cooperation. Ensuring that you build knowledge based on these collaborations and share this knowledge with your colleagues and customers.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as a Design & Proposal Engineer with our organization, you are customer-focused and have a good ability to manage expectations. You like to create, you take initiative and you have good communication skills. You are enthusiastic about technology and innovation. You are decisive and at the same time flexible in your approach. You are not afraid to suggest improvements and to think along with the process. Since you participate in various projects, you know how to organize your work well.

Furthermore you have:

  • Affinity with Greenhouses is an advantage, but being enthusiastic about the new challenge in our beautiful industry is a must!
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar position within a dynamic organization;
  • Experience with financial calculations (costing and engineering);
  • Knowledge of and experience with MS Office;
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language orally and in writing.

What do we offer?

You will work in an international, open-minded, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines. We are a growing organization where you get the opportunity to (further) develop yourself. Plenty of opportunities! All you have to do is grab them.

  • An excellent employment package, in line with your experience and education level;
  • A pleasant, informal working atmosphere with enthusiastic colleagues;
  • Personal supervision, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • A varied and responsible job in a dynamic and growing company;
  • Opportunities for training and education. You will have access to an account in our KUBO Academy;
  • An active staff association that organizes several events each year;
  • A KUBO TOPFIT program, where we pay much attention to the vitality and health of our colleagues.

Will you build with us?

Do you recognize yourself in the above characteristics and are you excited about this challenging role?

Then we would like to hear from you!

Time to meet KUBO

KUBO is the specialist in building innovative greenhouse projects all over the world. Innovations are key in our line of business. Businesses have more and increasingly high demands regarding the quality of their greenhouses and installations. In recent years, KUBO has aligned its organisation to these demands. The organisation now has 90 employees working in the office, in the factory and on building projects. Together and with our partners, we can rapidly respond to new developments. Our unique innovations, such as the Ultra-Clima® greenhouse concept, are based on our own research and development.

Are you ready to work with us?

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