Proposal Coordinator / Sales Engineer


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Job Proposal Coordinator / Sales Engineer
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering, Sales and Marketing
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent contract
In Short

Are you service-minded, commercial, proactive and inspired by technology? Do you enjoy delivering solid technical/commercial proposals, in cooperation with colleagues from other departments, to our customers? If so, we’re looking for you!

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

Within this role, you will prepare proposals based on customer requests and will be based at IHC IQIP’s head office in Sliedrecht. You will formulate technical/commercial bids with solid cost prices and lead times, established in close cooperation with the internal organisation. As Proposal Coordinator/Sales Engineer, you will follow up on quotations, maintain CRM, and provide support to the sales team. You will involve the internal organisation along the way to ensure the successful and on time delivery of equipment. Our equipment and services are used by our customers for installation, handling and decommissioning in the offshore wind, oil and gas, and coastal and civil markets. As Proposal Coordinator/ Sales Engineer, your duties will include the following:

  • maintaining a service-minded approach and closely cooperating with sales representatives 
  • independently preparing technical and commercial sales proposals for the rental and sales of equipment
  • ensuring a high-quality proposal in cooperation with other parties within the organisation
  • working with other departments to prepare cost calculations, availability and delivery times for quotations.
As Proposal Coordinator / Sales Engineer you will be stationed in our IQIP head office, Sliedrecht, this is the main yard of IHC IQIP since late 2016.

Your profile

To be eligible for the position of Proposal Coordinator/ Sales Engineer, you must have the following:

  • higher vocational education (HBO) and a minimum of three to five years of experience in a comparable commercial position
  • an affinity with technology and commerce, as well as familiarity with international operations
  • an excellent command of Dutch and English, both written and verbal, for external and internal communications
  • experience with Windows Office packages and CRM systems 
  • a customer and service-oriented attitude, and excellent communication skills
  • the ability to take ownership, flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • you are a self-starter who is not afraid of approaching others to look for the right solutions for the customer.
  • only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates
  • an online assessment and screening are part of the recruitment process.

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you a challenging full time position within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As Proposal Coordinator / Sales Engineer, you will work at IHC IQIP. The organisation was set up in 2015 from a merger of the IHC FUNDEX Equipment, IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems and IHC Sea Steel business units. With a total of over 200 years of combined experience and expertise, IHC IQIP designs, builds and supplies fully integrated, innovative solutions for onshore and offshore installations, foundations and dismantling. This meets the needs of customers in the civil construction, offshore wind and offshore oil and gas markets.

IHC IQIP is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


Are you interested in the position of Proposal Coordinator / Sales Engineer and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.


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